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 Universityâ€™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.
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.
A senior staff of the William V. S. Tubman University in Harper, Maryland County, Roland T. Barnes, has been revealed to be involved in a scheme to receive kickbacks from a construction company in exchange for contracts to be awarded by the university.