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Executive Mansion vows to prosecute Red Cross Ebola money corruptors

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Executive Mansion (official home of Liberia's Presidency)
Executive Mansion (official home of Liberia's Presidency)

(elbcradio.com/Mar. 16, 2016)-The Executive Mansion says any official of the Liberia National Red Cross Society (LNRCS), found guilty of corrupting Ebola money, will be prosecuted.

According to Liberia’s Presidential Press Secretary, investigation into recent money saga at the is currently ongoing to determine the status of funds entrusted to the Fayiah Tamba-led administration by some international partners of the LNRCS.

The funds were given the national chapter of the Red Cross to enhance the LRNCS’ effort in the Ebola fight in Liberia.

Mr. Jerelimek Piah said those LRNCS officials who will be found guilty of corrupting such funds will be sent to court for prosecution.
Meanwhile, Mr. Piah has confirmed the arrival of an International Red Cross team in Liberia.

He said the three-man International Red Cross delegation recently met with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

The Presidential Press Secretary also said the intend of the delegation’s visit was to meet with President Johnson-Sirleaf to find solution to the current saga at the Liberia National Red Cross Society.

At the same time, the Executive Mansion has refuted claims that Justice Minister, Benedict Sannor, has been dismissed.
Mr. Piah said Minister Sannor still enjoys the confidence of the Liberian Leader, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

 


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