24/01/2018: President Weah Directs Key Ministers to Hold on Until Further Notice

President Weah Directs Key Ministers to Hold on Until Further Notice

Monrovia, Liberia – Monday, January 22, 2018: President George Manneh Weah has directed the Heads of the following Government Agencies and Ministries to hold on until further notice: Those named include Minister of Information, Hon. Len Eugene Nagbe, Education Minister, Hon. George K. Werner, Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon. Varney Sirleaf, the Inspector General of the Liberia National Police, Hon. Gregory Coleman, and the Director of General Services Agency, Hon. Mary Broh.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader has further directed that all other Ministries and Public Corporations be supervised by the Director of Human Resource within those entities until further notice.

Meanwhile, President Weah has retired with immediate effect the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia, Major General Daniel Ziankahn and has appointed him as Defense Minister-designate subject to confirmation by the Liberian Senate. Deputy Chief of Staff, Brig. General Prince Charles Johnson III, has also been appointed Chief of Staff of the Arm Forces of Liberia with immediate effect with the rank of Major General, pending confirmation by the Liberian Senate.