President George Manneh Weah Declared Assets To GAC.

Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah has declared his asset according to a release from the General Auditing Commission.
The General Auditng Comission in the Press release said:

The General Auditing Commission (GAC) has received the declaration of personal interests, income, assets and liabilities forms from President George M. Weah, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 6:05 PM.

The submission of the personal interests, income , assets and liabilities forms by President Weah is in fulfillment of Section 10.2 of the Code of Conduct which calls on public officials of the Executive Branch of Government to declare their personal interests, income , assets and liabilities to the General Auditing Commission.

In line with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the GAC and the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission signed on October 6, 2016, the GAC will forward to the LACC the President’s Declaration and all other declarations submitted to the GAC.

The GAC calls on all Cabinet Ministers, Public Officials and Employees of Government involved in making decisions affecting contracting, tendering or procurement, and issuance of licenses of various types to declare their income, assets and liabilities.

The declaration of personal interests, income, assets and liabilities by public officials is intended to enhance accountability and transparency, curtail corruption and acquisition of illicit wealth and to increase public confidence and trust in our governance system.

Signed: George K. Barpeen, Jr

Chief Communications Officer

The Declaration comes amid calls by Liberia’s opposition for the President to declare his asset in fulfillment of Section 10.2 of the Code of Conduct which calls on public officials of the Executive Branch of Government to declare their personal interests, income, assets, and liabilities to the General Auditing Commission.

It is uncleared why the president declared his asset to the General Auditing commission instead of the LACC

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