During a recent visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, Liberia’s Vice President Boakai told the Golden Veroleum company to offer more opportunities to qualified Liberians instead of continually hiring expatriates, citing the many qualified Liberians who are ready and willing to serve in key positions.
There appears to be a lull in the implementation of Liberian Pres. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s directives regarding possible action emanating from the recent findings of the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission alleging “grand corruption scheme at the National Port Authority.
“They say they do not have the money to do the project and are weighing their options, pondering whether to stay in Liberia or leave. A lot of people in Nimba will not be happy about this.” – A source privy to discussions between ArcellorMittal, Ministry of Public Works and road contractors last Saturday