- Search Results
Supreme Court Justices Pledge One....
Date Uploaded: Oct 13, 2014

Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor




Supreme Court Justices Pledge One Month Salary to Ebola Trust Fund
By Richard Stephens

MONROVIA, October 13 (LINA) - Justices of the Supreme Court have resolved to contribute 25 percent of their monthly salaries and allowances to the Ebola National Trust Fund for four months.

Disclosing this at the formal opening of the October  Term of Court of the Supreme Court
on Monday, Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor said this was the Court’s way of identifying with the government in the fight to eradicate the Ebola disease from the country.

Justice Korkpor also said the Supreme Court Bench has conferred with Judges of lower Courts, as well as senior and support staff of the Judiciary to make similar contributions, noting that theirs will be half of their monthly salaries and allowances over the same period.

Justice Korkpor believes such contribution should be made by all Liberians, including members of the Legislative branch of government, civil servants, private and public corporations as well as self-employed citizens with the exception of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers who are considered foot-soldiers in the fight against Ebola

He explained that the contribution is necessary not only to demonstrate the Supreme Court’s concern and commitment to eradicate the virus from the country, but to also convey the message of ownership of the drive to combat and eliminate the virus.

Justice Korkpor stressed that ‘this will even embolden the resolve of many friendly nations and organizations to provide material and human resource assistance to us”.

latest headlines
U.S. Embassy Official Nudges Graduates To Believe In Self
he Economics Officer at the US Embassy here, Lilieth Whyte, has told graduates of the ‘Be The Change Academy’ Entrepreneurship Training and J ...more
Cadet Collins Departs for US West Point Military Academy
A young Liberian, Cadet Scott Amos Collins, has departed Liberia for the prestigious West Point Military Academy in the United States of America. ...more
‘Mental Disorder A Problem Globally, But Grave In Liberia’ - Macualey
The Chairman of the Liberia Chapter of the West African College of Physicians. Dr. Rose Jallah Macualey, says mental disorder is a global problem ...more
Defense Ministry Differs With Brumskine Over ‘Zogos’ Recruitment
The Defense Ministry says its attention has been drawn to the Thursday, June 22, edition of the New Democrat Newspaper under the banner headline ...more
GoL, LADA Hold Awareness On Food Safety Standards, Law
The Government of Liberia (GOL) and the Liberia Agro-Business Development Activities (LADA) have held an event aimed at creating awareness among ...more
Liberia Turns Over ECOWAS Ambassadorial Post To Togo
Liberian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Al-Hassan Conteh, has turned over the Chairmanship of ECOWAS Permanent Representati ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency