President George Weah Lauds LACC Over Assets Verification, Validation; Urges Officials To Comply

Anti-Graft Boss, Cllr. James Verdier

President George Manneh Weah, says the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) 2018/2019 “Assets Verification and Validation” exercise is laudable and calls on all officials of Government to join him in cooperating and complying with the campaign.

President Weah said the campaign is in harmony with Section 10.2 of the National Code of Conduct, which requires the assets of all public officials and employees of the Government to be verified and validated for investigation purposes.

Acknowledging receipt of a letter from the LACC/ dated February 1, and received on February 4, the Liberian leader assured the Commission of his fullest cooperation as per the LACC’s communication.

President Weah said LACC’s renewed assurances to combat corruption are a cardinal pillar for the success of his Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD) which focuses on transparency and accountability in governance.

Meanwhile, the President has granted LACC the permission to verify his assets as declared before the General Auditing Commission (GAC).


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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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