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Sunday, February 25, 2024

PRESIDENT BOAKAI APPOINTS ‘GAC INDICTEE’ TO GOVERNMENT IN SERIES OF NEW APPOINTMENTS

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MONROVIA – In a surprising move, President Joseph Boakai has named a former GAC indictee to a position in the government as part of a series of new appointments.

The recent appointments by President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr. in Liberia have generated mixed reactions from the public. One notable nomination is Dr. Augustine Konneh as Senior Advisor to the Office of the President in the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs. However, Dr. Konneh’s past involvement with the Foreign Service Institute and his indictment by the General Auditing Commission (GAC) have raised concerns.

The decision has raised eyebrows and sparked speculation among the public about the motives behind the appointment.

The appointment comes amidst a flurry of other new appointments by President Boakai, signaling a potential shift in the composition of his administration. The inclusion of a former GAC indictee in the government has led to questions about the President’s commitment to transparency and accountability.

Critics have raised concerns about the implications of appointing someone with a questionable background to a government position, especially in light of President Boakai’s previous calls for ethical leadership. The move has been met with skepticism and calls for further scrutiny of the appointment process.

President Boakai’s decision to appoint a former GAC indictee to the government in the midst of other new appointments has raised doubts about the integrity of his administration. The public awaits further explanation from the President regarding this controversial appointment and its implications for his leadership.

Another significant appointment is Mrs. McDella Cooper as the Senior Political Advisor within the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs. Additionally, Mr. Daniel T. Johnson has been named Deputy Secretary General of Administrative Affairs in the Roberts Flight Information Region. These appointments indicate a potential shift in government dynamics and priorities.

President Boakai’s decision to surround himself with individuals he trusts and views as capable of supporting his vision for the nation is a strategic move. However, the inclusion of appointees with controversial pasts, such as Dr. Augustine Konneh, has sparked concerns and raised questions about the President’s choices.

The public remains divided on whether these appointments will bring positive transformations or create further issues within the government. Only time will reveal the impact of these new appointments on Liberia’s governance and administration.

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