“We Need to Be Audited’’- Rep. Yekeh Kolubah Renews Call on Legislature for Audit

MONROVIA – Montserrado County District #10 Representative has reechoed the need for the House of Representatives to be audited.

Speaking on a local radio talk show he said “Until we, at the House of Representatives can be audited, we all members of the 54th Legislature are corrupt”.

“Until this is done, I agree with those Liberians alleging that we lawmakers take home about US$50,000. Lots of things happen in the country of which we the Legislature has been blamed for which is right,” he added.

 Representative Yekeh Kolubah argued that the US$30,000 giving him as Legislative engagement budget is little; calling on his colleagues at Capitol Hill to increase the money. He justified that there are constant pressing needs their respective districts across the Country.

Representative Kolubah argues that there are cabinet ministers with huge budget and, unlike the lawmakers, these officials of the Executive are not under pressure from any constiutents.

 He said the state of the nation is bad, to the extent that he will longer listen to civil society and the Council of Churches.

Responding to the issues regarding the growing wave of attacks from government backed paramilitary group, adding that, at any time the ruling party’s surrogates throw rocks at the opposition, the opposition will reply them rocks as well.

He added that if Liberians sit back and watch, the CDC-led administration will run the Country at their will and pleasure; making key reference to the lavish spending of the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Nathaniel McGill.

By: William Howard

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