Pres. Weah Suspends US Sanctioned Officials
President George Manneh Weah has suspended his Minister of State Nathaniel McGill, the Managing Director of the National Port Authority Bill Twehway, and Solicitor General Seyma Serenius Cyphus with immediate effect to enable them to face investigation.
According to a release from Executive mansion, President Weah received with serious concern, a recent United States Treasury Department report which designates three of his officials for specialized sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Act.
“President Weah views the allegations against the officials contained in the report as grave.” the release stated.
Meanwhile, the President has designated the principal deputies of the suspended officials to act in their stead.