President Weah Suspends Executive Mansion’s Coordinator Of Projects

Executive Mansion Press Release

The Liberian leader, George Manneh Weah

The Liberian leader, President George Manneh Weah has suspended with immediate effect Madam Makenneh L. Keita, Presidential Special Projects Coordinator.

According to an Executive Mansion official page, Madam Keita was suspended on Monday August 23, 2021, for allegedly soliciting Five Million United States Dollars (US$5M0 from a business man who was exploring investment opportunities.

Accordingly Madam Makenneh Keita is asked to report to the office of the legal Advisor to the President for investigation.

Meanwhile, the Liberian leader has reiterated his instruction to all government officials to act in conformity with the laws of Liberia.

He also warned would-be investors to work directly with the National Investment Commission (NIC) if they desire to invest in the country, the Executive Mansion page said,

Over the past weeks GNN-Liberia and Smart News Liberia have been investigating an alleged solicitation of a Five Million United States Dollars in order to award an investment opportunity to some South African investors who arrived in the country.

In order to ascertain the facts surrounding the alleged Five Million United States Dollars ‘bribe’, both online institutions made all efforts to contact Madam Keita and those who were allegedly linked to this deal via phone calls and text messages, without responding to our enquiry.

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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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