9 July 2014

Liberia: The House of Representatives Will Maintain Its Robustness' - Speaker Tyler Says

The Speaker of the 53rd Legislature, J. Alex Tyler has said the House of Representatives will remain robust in its statutory mandate to continue to serve the people who elected them to have a wholesome functioning state.

Speaker Tyler said the House will religiously perform their duties, which

include representation, oversight and lawmaking amidst negatively media reports about their leniency on the oversight of some alleged corrupt Ministers and abuse of public properties or offices.

The Speaker recommits the vigor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 when he has an interview with assigned journalists at the Liberian Legislature.

The Speaker told newsmen that in spite of their robustness, agents of the Executive are only summoned when there are evidence on allegation regarding them and will always be flexible in granting accuses when there are humanly problems or tight-work engagements.

Meanwhile, in the question-and-answer's period, the Speaker expressed his sorrow on the gradual epidemic of Ebola in the country and stated that they have informed the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of a place to tackle the deadly sickness.

The Speaker also denied claim of being a member of the newly certificated party, the People's Unification Party (PUP) and stressed that he remains a steadfast member of the Unity Party.

He laughed-off reports that he is eying the Presidency, saying that there is still three years ahead to decide.

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