President Sirleaf suspends two command officers following a fiasco

Monrovia, Liberia – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has directed that the Command officers of both the Details of the Presidential Motorcade and the Details of Inspector General of the Liberia National Police be suspended with immediate effect.

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

According to an Executive Mansion release on Saturday, 2016, President Sirleaf issued the directive following a tussle between officers of the Executive Protection Service (EPS) assigned with the Presidential Motorcade and Police officers assigned with the Inspector General of the Liberia National Police, Col. Chris Massaquoi in Monrovia.

President Sirleaf will also constitute an Independent Panel that does not comprise any member of the security institutions involved to investigate Saturday’s incident and submit a report to the President. Further actions will be taken following the submission of the Investigative Panel’s Report.

Categories: Politics, Security, Women

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