LIBERIA: Report That Solway Mining CEO Was ‘Once A Close Confidant’ Of Ex-President Taylor Is A Myth
Report that a businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Solway Mining Company in Liberia, Mr. Boimah Alford Morgan was once a close friend of Ex-President Charles Taylor has been considered as a myth which has no iota of truth, and must be considered as fallacy.
According to an independent investigation conducted by the GNN-Liberia, it was revealed that the information released by Africa Intelligence recently is untrue, and that during the reign of the than Liberian leader, Charles Ghankay Taylor, the man in question was a businessman who worked hard for the sustenance of his business.
Speaking to the GNN-Liberia today, some former officials who served in the than Taylor-led government in central Liberia at the time, specifically in Gbarnga, Bong County, also rubbished the report, noting that Boimah Alford Morgan was never a very close friend to Mr. Taylor who is currently behind bars in the United Kingdom as being biasedly reported in the media internationally.
Mr. Morgan’s nationalistic initiative to establish a mining company, the Solway Mining Company has drastically helped to reduce the huge unemployment rate in the country, by vigorously supplementing the efforts of the CDC-led government in embarking challenges faced in reducing the nationwide unemployment by creating jobs for thousands of jobless Liberians.
According to investigation, at the moment dozens of young Liberian graduates from the country’s reputable universities and colleges have been absorb through jobs placement through Mr. Morgan’s individual investment, the Solway Mining Company.
He recounted that Charles Taylor as a Liberian who was being admired by many people who saw his vision at the time as good, due to his former National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) revolution that bought the Samuel K, Doe government due to unbearable situation in Liberia at that time.