“Hundred Days Will Be Achieved Under The Arrest Agenda” – Minister Piah Assures

By Amos Harris |

The Ministry of Information   Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) through its Minister, Jerolinmek Matthew Piah has revealed that the hundred days of the Boakai administration   arrest agenda will be achieved.

Speaking at the Ministry information   regular press briefing on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, Minister  Piah  said  people  who are  sitting  in the  corner   and  thinking  that  the government   will  fail  are  living  in a dream world.

The MICAT boss   told the public not to listen to fake politicians, who are not thinking about the interest of the country, but only their personal interest.

He further told journalists   that the Ministry of Information  will  officially  launch  The New Liberia  Newspaper  and   magazine  that  will  highlight   the progress being made in the hundred  days  under  president  Joseph  N. Boakia  leadership.

The Minister also revealed that the Ministry of Information budget was 3.6 million salaries and personnel cost under the former CDC government.

Minister   Piah disclosed that the Ministry does not have stationary, generators and other office materials at the Ministry.

We are not blaming past officials, “we need an audit that will set the record straight” we understand the condition which they were working under” he said.

The government is very  concerned  about  the report  that is currently  coming from the  United  States  Agency for International  Development  (USAID ) that  officials  of the government   are using  government medical  drugs in  personal hospitals and clinics.

If you are doing such an act, you need to stop now or else you will be responsible for your action, he said.

Minister   Piah has also disclosed that the conflict within the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) has drawn the President  of Liberia concern, noting  that  president Boakai  is making a show  that the  conflict  be resolved  as quickly  as possible.

According to Minister Piah, the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) was established and remains a semi-autonomous agency under the supervisory authority of the Ministry of Justice within the Liberian Government.

He said the LDEA has a functional structure, and is headed by a director, assisted by two deputies all of whom are appointed by the President.

For his part, the Inspector General of the Liberia National Police (LNP) Col. Gregory Coleman has revealed that LNP and the motorcycle owners are working together in the interest of the passengers and themselves.

“We are not going after anyone, we believe in the rule of law, we also    respect each and  every one  in Liberia”  he said.

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