According to an Executive Mansion release, the President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency George Manneh Weah, has relieved Agriculture Minister, Dr. Mogana Flomo, of his post with immediate effect. The President has designated Deputy Agriculture Minister for Administration Precious Tetteh to act pending the appointment of a new minister.
The President has also dismissed the Director-General of the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Dr. Marcus Jones. Meanwhile, Madam Paulette Findley, Administrative Manager, will serve as Officer-in-Charge at CARI.
Reasons for the dismissal of these two top government officials have not yet been disclosed.
In a related development, President Weah has lifted the suspension of Bong County Superintendent Madam Esther Walker. Madam Walker is to resume her duty as superintendent immediately.