The president for the Liberia Nationwide Bar Affiliation has referred to as on the American authorities to disclaim corrupt Liberian officers visa.
Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe made the decision final Might 7, 2021, when he delivered his official assertion at packages marking the celebration of Regulation Day in Monrovia.
He didn’t give names of individuals whom he considers as corrupt.
He stated, “it’s no secret that the Authorities of Liberia, for many years, has been unable to combat corruption, though there have been frequent pronouncements towards corruption.”
“So as to curtail the liberty of theft in Liberia,” he stated this; “I reiterate on today my name to the American Authorities on behalf of the Liberian Nationwide Bar Affiliation to disclaim visas to officers and staff of presidency within the three branches of the Liberian Authorities who’re deemed to be corrupt based mostly on life-style audits. I make the identical attraction to the European Union on this Regulation Day.”
He continued: “The proof is that each succeeding Liberian administration has confirmed to not have the political will to combat corruption.”
Based on him, a lot of the thieves in authorities prefer to journey to the USA and Europe to take pleasure in their stolen cash.
“Our final president and the present president have used the closeness of Liberians as an excuse for his or her little or no or no motion towards corrupt authorities officers and staff, in addition to administration executives and staff of public firms.”
He declared: “Due to this fact, Liberia has turn out to be a paradise for thieves within the public sector to the extent that these thieves brazenly take pleasure in and train what I describe as freedom of theft.”
He urged America and Europe to not make themselves co-conspirators within the theft that’s stepping into Liberia by granting entry to deprave officers and staff of presidency to spend cash stolen from the Liberian folks of their nations.
Based on him, he’s not towards the buildup of wealth by onerous work and using the mind.
“However the LNBA needs Liberia to have its personal rich folks in the identical means that America has its Michael Bloomberg, Invoice Gates, or Nigeria, its Aliko Dangote. On this means generations of Liberians will be taught to work onerous and to make use of their minds to accumulate wealth and contribute to the progress and prosperity of Liberia.”
The LNBA’s place on combatting corruption, cash laundering and terrorist financing is an integral a part of its combat for accountability and justice, the longtime human rights advocate famous.
Then he stated this: “I invite all well-meaning Liberians and residents to hitch the LNBA in marching to the Nationwide Legislature to submit this invoice,”
“Additionally, I need to inform the Liberian people who the Government Committee is contemplating the difficulty of working with the members of the Legislature for the impeachment of these judges which have been discovered responsible of misconduct by the Supreme Courtroom of Liberia.”