4 April 2017

Liberia: Pres. Sirleaf Sets Up Ombudsman - Makes Appointments in Govt

Photo: Flickr
Gavel

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has constituted the Office of the Ombudsman and made separate appointments at Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs and the Forestry Development Authority.

Those named to the Office of the Ombudsman are Cllr. Christian C. Massaquoi, Chairman; Attorneys Edward Dillon and Massa Jallabah as members.

The Office of the Ombudsman is empowered to investigate on its own initiative or on any person or cause such investigation to be carried out into violation of the Code of Conduct.

At the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs, Dr. Clarence Moniba was appointed Minister of State without Portfolio.

He replaces Ms. Angela Cassell-Bush who moves on to the Flight Information Region as Deputy Secretary General for Administrative Affairs.

Mr. Darlington Tuagben goes to the Forestry Development Authority as Managing Director.

The appointees will face confirmation hearings before the Liberian Senate where applicable.

More on This

Mansion Rescinds Appointment of Jallabah to Ombudsman

President Ellen Johnson has rescinded her decision appointing Atty. Massa Jallabah to the Office of the Ombudsman. Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 Liberia News Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.