President Weah Warns Rice Importers

President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah

President Weah warns rice importers not to restrict sales of the commodity to specific businesses, as Commerce Inspector Josephine Davis says Liberia has one million ninety nine thousand bags of rice in stock

While touring major warehouses containing huge quantity of rice at the Freeport of Monrovia Wednesday, President Weah warned that any importers caught increasing the price of rice above the Government stipulated price, there will be consequences.

He however encouraged retailers not to panic stating, sufficient rice are available in the country.

Meanwhile, the Liberian leader expressed disappointment in what he termed as lies being spewed out by some journalists, about rice shortage on the local Market.

For her part, Commerce Inspector General Josephine Davis says one million ninety nine thousand bags of rice were imported into the country over the last two months.

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13504 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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