Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan has informed the House of Representatives that the government will soon pay arrears owed to Chinese construction company CHICO to allow it to continue work on the highway linking Ganta, Nimba to Harper, Maryland.
The secretary of the Liberian Senate, Nanborlor Singbeh, has shut down the entire secretariat after deputy secretary Jannave Verdier-Massaquoi tested positive for COVID-19.
Opposition members of the House of Representatives have accused Speaker Bhofal Chambers of bias because he did not present to the general body a communication from Finance Minister Samuel Tweah explaining delays in the submission of the 2020/2021 draft national budget.
The House of Representatives has summoned Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan to answer to complaints of bad roads condition across the country.
As Sen. Darius Dillon’s recent comments about the Senate’s passing of a recast budget have elicited public interest and rebuke from the Montserrado senator’s colleagues, eight senators have written the Senate to clarify that there is no formal complaint against the Dillon.
The Press Union of Liberia has rejected a new set of press passes printed by the government for journalists across the country to use to move around freely during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
The legislature is announcing several adjustments in its activities to reduce the risk of lawmakers contracting COVID-19.
Members of the Legislature have unanimously endorsed the state of emergency declared by President George Weah, even extending the duration to 60 days.Â