Liberian Senate Suspends Staffers, Employees From Work, Amid The High Wave Of COVID-19 Spread


Capitol Building, hone of the Liberian lawmakers

The Liberian Senate has with immediate effect suspended employees returning to work today, June 21, 2021 after their weekend break.

According to the Senate, the decision was reached over the weekend due to the increased wave of the COVID-19 in Liberia.

Journalists assigned at the Capitol Building, the seat of the Senate have been ban from entering the grounds of the Capitol until otherwise order.

Meanwhile, the authority at the Senate has disclosed that all Senators are to only have two members of their staff  including driver are allow to come to work, while the entire staffers of the Senate Press Bureau have been told to come to work daily.

In a related development, authority of the University of Liberia has also suspended the current registration activities due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 14024 Articles
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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