- Search Results
Transparency, Accountability Make Strong, Efficient Gov’t - Boakai
Date Uploaded: Sep 19, 2016

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai 


Transparency, Accountability Make Strong, Efficient Gov’t - Boakai

MONROVIA, September 19 (LINA) - Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has observed that upholding transparency and accountability by government officials will ensure efficient and transparent governance.

VP Boakai observed that access to information is one of those requirements that are crucial to the running of an efficient and transparent Government.

He said it was on this basis that the Government of Liberia enacted into law the Freedom of Information Act in 2010 which is an information legal framework to move the country forward.

Vice President Boakai made the observation Monday at the Independent Information Commission (IIC) headquarters in Sinkor during a visit to familiarize himself with activities of the commission.

The VP said he is in full support of the Act creating the IIC because there are benefits that come with the implementation of this information legal framework in Government, a release from the Office of the Vice President said.

Vice President Boakai assured that his office will continue to comply with this and all other laws, and encouraged the IIC to continue educating the Liberian people about the Freedom of Information Act in the leeward ounties, the release

Earlier, Commissioner Cllr. Mark Bedor-Wla Freeman welcomed the Vice President to the IIC offices and briefed him on the activities of the Commission since he took over as head of the Commission four years ago.

The Vice President was later taken on a guided tour of the Offices of the IIC.

latest headlines
LNFS Craves More Support To Mitigate Fire Outbreaks
The Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS), has called for more capacity building training, empowerment and logistics to help mitigate fire outbrea ...more
‘Women Will Vote Those Who Champion Their Cause’ - Solanke
The Executive Director of Community Healthcare, Naomi Solanke, has cautioned that women will only support aspirants who will champion their cause ...more
Gender Official Vouches For Post-Ellen Platform
An Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is calling for the setting up of a platform for the post-Ellen er ...more
“CBE Model Successful,” Monrovia City Mayor
The Mayor of the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC), Clara Doe Mvogo, says the Community-Based Enterprise (CBE) model has been successful in the mun ...more
NGO Shares Global Youth Service Day With Nimba Orphans
Over 150 orphans of the House of Hope Orphanage in Ganta, Nimba County have had a different taste of the observance of Global Youth Services Day ...more
Urbanization Critical for Liberia's Development - Leon
The Program Manager of the Cities Alliance in Liberia says urbanization is critical to the development of cities in the country in the future. ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency