Liberian Leader, President Joseph Nyuma Boakai Finally Declares His Assets To The LACC
Following series of enquires by the Liberian people asking the Boakai-led government officials to declare their assets to the Liberian people, President Joseph Nyuma Boakai has today, February 8, 2024, publicly declared his assets to the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) in Congo Town.
Over the last few days, pundits raised eyebrows over what they saw as the deliberate refusal of the Liberian leader to declare his assets. As he always emphasizes his commitment to transparency, the public argued that it was important the declare his assets, a decision they see as leading by example.
Following the declaration and presentation to the LACC, Mr. Boakai emphasized the importance of upholding the principles of honesty and independence within both the institution and his government.
“Transparency is the cornerstone of good governance,” President Boakai declared, his voice resonating with conviction. “As leaders, it is our duty to lead by example and demonstrate our unwavering commitment to accountability.”
He added: “We must hold ourselves accountable to the people we serve,” he declared, his words echoing through the halls of the LACC.
President Boakai’s details were received by
Madam Patricia Barnaby, who’s the LACC Asset Declaration & Verification Officer
Officials of the LACC who were present include the Vice Chairperson – Ernest Hughes and the Commissioner for Monitoring and Investigations