Protemp Albert Chie Says Liberian Senate Is Not A Place For Sidewalk Politics, Urge Dillon To Act Inline Or Risks Expulsion
Minutes after Senator Dillon challenged members of the Legislature and Executive to emulate his example by declaring their assets, uncomfortable Senate Protemp Albert Chie Says Liberian Senate is not a place for sidewalk politics, Urging Dillon to act In line with the rules of the Senate, or else risks expulsion
In fulfillment of his campaign promise, newly inducted Montserrado County Senator, Abraham Darius Dillon declared his assets, liabilities and financial interests in accordance with the standing rules of the Liberian legislature.
Senator Dillon making his asset declaration Thursday in an open plenary to the Secretary of the Senate promised to have them published this Monday.
He challenged members of the Legislature and Executive branches of the Liberian government to emulate his footstep.
Dillon at the same time promised to collect 5, 000 United States dollars monthly as take-home salary while the remaining amount will go into a special account for social development purposes in Montserrado County.
Senator Darius Dillon said he will not form part of any corrupt acts at the Liberian Senate.
Immediately following the statement from the newly inducted Senator, Senate Protemp Albert Chie who seemed not to be happy about the assertions, cautioned Senator Dillon to abide by the Senate own rules, noting that that body has the mandate to expel him if he goes contrary.
According to Protemp Chie, the Legislature is not a place for sidewalk politics and as such Senator Dillon must act in conformity with the rules of the Senate or risk expulsion