MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf has, by directive of the President, suspended the Commissioner of Tewor District in Grand Cape Mount County, for acts incompatible with his function as an official of Government.
According to a release from the Internal Affairs Ministry issued on Monday, May 3, 2021, the suspension takes immediate effect.
Minister Sirleaf has asked Commissioner Haji Jalieba to turn himself over to State Security for further investigation.
Preliminary investigation conducted by Grand Cape Mount County Superintendent, Aaron Vincent, linked the Commissioner to mismanagement of the Government’s COVID-19 food packages intended for the people of the District.
The release said Mr. Augustine Konneh, Relieving Commissioner of Grand Cape Mount County, will serve as Assistant District Commissioner during the suspension of Mr. Jalieba.
Meanwhile, Minister Sirleaf has instructed Grand Cape Mount County Superintendent, Aaron Vincent, to work with the security of the County, for timely execution of the investigation.