President George Weah has instructed Charles Gibson to take over as officer-in-charge of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, replacing James Verdier, who ended his tenure over the weekend.
The executive chairperson of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, James Verdier is calling on the government to review the bill seeking to remove the security of tenure from the commission and other integrity institutions.
When Liberian politician Jeremiah Koung was campaigning for a seat in parliament in 2011 elections, he promised better health care for his constituents through a private hospital run by a foundation named after his mother and daughter.
The executive chairman of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, James Verdier, says there is no record on President George Weah’s assets from when he served as senator.
The executive chairman of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, James Verdier, says the institution is struggling to investigate corruption cases in other parts of the country due to lack of operational funds. Liberia currently ranks 90 among the 175 most corrupt countries around the world.
Taskforce Chairman Fonati Koffa, Montserrado County Attorney Daku Mulbah, and Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission Executive Chairperson James Verdier discuss the taskforce’s decision to indict three more individuals.
A group of civil society organizations and leaders of Nimba has released to The Bush Chicken a petition they sent to the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate allegations of corruption involving Nimba’s County Development Fund.