Author: Edwin Genoway, Jr.

Monrovia – Authorities of the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) are struggling to clarify the alleged disbursement of a huge sum of monies to selected employees in the name of overtime. A FrontPageAfrica investigation has uncovered that 30 out of 61 employees received payments and documents obtained by FPA show that the extra payments were made in the staff bank accounts. The selected staff received between L$150,000 and L$162,000 while senior management staff received L$250,000. The reported overtime covered the months of June and July which summed up to US$8,943.13 and L$1,687,395.09. But the situation went haywire after the Executive…

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Monrovia – President George Weah’s mandate to rescue the Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority from the hands of Senator Saah Joseph has been either ignored or placed in the dust bin. Senator Joseph, who is considered a close buddy of the President, has been viewed by many as one of the major decision makers in government. The Montserrado County Senator was recently accused of using his influence to usurp the President’s power by appointing staff at the LMHRA including his much-criticized move to dismiss the head of the agency. The office of the President then immediately nullified all…

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