However, a GAC top official who preferred anonymity told FrontPageAfrica that the Commission cannot begin any audit without an official communication requesting said audit. The GAC cannot proceed in the absence of an official request,” the source said. “The Ministry of Justice, by directive of President George Manneh Weah, has requested the General Auditing Commission to conduct an investigative audit into how the US$25 million earmarked for the mopping exercise was expended,” the Executive Mansion release stated. Meanwhile, there have been concerns in some quarters, especially the opposition bloc over the fortitude of the GAC to conduct said audit. “The President has directed the General Auditing Commission (GAC) to conduct a forensic audit into the misapplied, misappropriated or even stolen US$25 million that was meant to mop-up the excess Liberian Dollar from the market.
Source: Front Page Africa March 14, 2019 22:30 UTC