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Liberia: Ruling Coalition’s Watchdog Chief Urges President to Fire Bad Ministers

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By E.J. Nathaniel Daygbor

With barely eleven months for the six-year term of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change administration to elapse, a ranking figure within the tripartite arrangement wants underperforming ministers to take the exit door.

Chirf Cyril Allen, who chairs the coalition’s governance council has implored President George Weah to take stringent measures that will enhance the overall quality and performance of the government.

Appointed public officials that have underwhelmed should be removed from office or suspended, Allen, an ex-chairman of Charles Taylor National Patriotic Party now allying the CDC told radio Sky FM.

Allen is ex-chairman of Charles Taylor National Patriotic Party now allying Weah’s CDC

“A lot has been achieved in provision of basic social services including the health, education sectors and the construction of roads.

“President Weah himself needs to get very strong on his officials,”

Weah is running for a second-term in the October 10 elections. His critics and opponent charge him with poor performance and corruption.

He has secured his party nomination promising to continue his economic programs targeting growth, low inflation and stable currency. The Liberian economic is expected to grow 4.9 % this year amidst low unemployment.



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