Liberians, tired of war, were desperate of a new leader that would steer them to peace and prosperity. She also promised to take a strong stance against corruption, describing it as public enemy number one. Notable among them is the Deputy Internal Affairs Minister and stepson of President Sirleaf, Varney Sirleaf. In an interview with the BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet recently, Mr. Sirleaf warned President elect Weah not to repeat President Sirleaf’s mistakes by employing family members and be complacent in the fight against corruption. Lyse Doucet: “If you are to give advice to George Weah, what would you tell him?”Minister Varney Sirleaf: “Be little vigilant; those setbacks that Mrs. Sirleaf faced learn them, putting family members in government, being lenient when it comes to prosecuting people."
Source: Front Page Africa January 03, 2018 03:22 UTC