Capitol Hill-July 12, 2023: The Liberian Senate’s Committee on and Autonomous Commission has placed a hold on the confirmation hearing of three (3) nominees of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) for failure to declare their assets.
Section 6.12 of the new LACC Act calls for all Commissioners designate of all LACC to declare their Asset before confirmation.
The nominated Commissioners disclosed to Senators during their confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, that they did not declare their Assets prior to their appearances before the Committee for their Confirmation hearing; thus violating the new LACC Act section 6.12 and Section 6.12 of the new LACC Act.
The Commissioners designates who appeared are Randolph Tebbs, nominated to the position of Monitoring and investigation while Dr. Miata Jeh and Samuel Dakana were nominated to the positions of Commissioner and investigation.
The dramatic event occurred in the Chambers when the three nominees told the Committee that they did not declare their Assets prior to their appearances before Committee for the Confirmation hearing on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.