During his first State of the Nation address, President George Weah told lawmakers that although the salary of the president is fixed by law, "I will reduce my salary and benefits by 25% and give the proceeds back to the consolidated fund for allocation and appropriation as they see fit". He urged legislators to do same.
Weah Reduces His Salary, Urges Lawmakers to Do Same
NEWS, 30 January 2018
As part of effort to help address the current economic situation in Liberia, President George Manneh Weah has, with immediate effect, reduced his salary by 25 percent. Read more »
President Weah poses for the playing of the national anthem.
President Weah's First Annual Message Makes Great, Unprecedented Promises to Foreigners - What Was in It for Liberians?
Observer, 30 January 2018
President George Manneh Weah, who only eight days ago took the oath of office to become Liberia's new President, made pronouncements in his maiden Annual Message on policy issues… Read more »
First Annual Message - Pres. Weah Opens Pandora Box On Economy, Citizenship
FrontPageAfrica, 30 January 2018
In the first most important speech to his compatriots since his inauguration, President George Manneh Weah on Monday outlined his government's policies and reforms that would form… Read more »
What President Weah's 25 Percent Salary Reduction Means
GOL could save at least US$5.5 million if VP, 54th Legislature Participate. Will they? Read more »
'Govt Is Broke'
President George M. Weah has given his first State of the Nation address to the Legislature revealing that the Liberian economy is broken. Read more »
A Call to Service
New Dawn, 30 January 2018
President George Manneh Weah is on the verge of completing formation of his cabinet, including appointments to public corporations and autonomous agencies here following a moment… Read more »
Weah's First State of the Nation Address Ignores Sports Development
What trouble Liberian sports! In his first state of the nation address yesterday, President George Manneh Weah indicated that the country is broke. Read more »
Newly-elected President George Manneh Weah has been preoccupied with forming his government. So far, he has named his ministers of finance, defense and foreign affairs, amongst a ... Read more »
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