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.
William V. S. Tubman University has finally started renovation on its engineering building after years of delay due to corruption on the part of several senior staff of the institution.
The axe of Tubman University’s President Edward Lama Wonkeryon has finally fallen on two senior staff involved in receiving bribes from GBECCO, a construction company that was under contract with the university.
Tubman University has suspended Johnny C. Woods for his alleged involvement in kickbacks from GBECCO, a local construction company, according to an account from an employee who attended a meeting where the decision was announced.
Leaked documents and interviews with anonymous employees of a construction company have revealed that US$75,000 allocated for the renovation of the engineering building at the William V. S. Tubman University has vanished without any work on the structure.