Public Corruption Provokes Violence – Sen. Wesseh Warns

Senator Conmany Wesseh has warned public officials to stop displaying their wealth openly in a way that may cause instability in the country.

Addressing the Senate plenary during its regular Thursday sitting up on Capitol Hill Sen. Wesseh outlined some factors that trigger chaos in the country.

The River Gee lawmaker stressed that public corruption and the way government officials publicly explain their wealth acquired have a way of provoking violence among citizens.

Senator Wesseh also named the conduct of national elections across the country as one key thing, if not properly taken care of, can result in conflict.

He recounted that chaos was experienced in the history of Liberia due to the way elections were being conducted.

“This means we have to work out the triggered of conflict and what are the key triggers, all the conflict in Liberia is caused by Elections, and Elections were meant to bring peace have become the source of conflict because of the way we managed the in Liberia,” he said.

The lawmaker noted that the way the processes leading to the conduct of the October 10, 2023 elections are being done is scary, unfavorable, and has the propensity to spark tension.
He further named the current state of the country’s security as another factor.

Senator Wesseh stressed that there are serious cases of security in the country, and unexplained death reports without an outcome being reported by the Liberia National Police.

He however admonished his legislative colleagues to watch out for these things that trigger conflicts ahead of the October 10, 2023 elections in the country.
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