Pres. Sirleaf Suspends NPA MD Matilda Parker, Others

By President Sirleaf Good evening: Today, based on the findings of an investigation by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), involving the Managing Director and the Comptroller of the National Port Authority (NPA), I have suspended, with immediate effect, Mrs. Matilda W. Parker and Mrs. Christina K. Pealay as managing Director and Comptroller, respectively. I have directed the Ministry of Justice to collaborate with the LACC, and all accused persons associated with this investigation, in order to inform additional actions, should they be required. In an unrelated matter, except for statutory…

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Society Arts & Leisure 

Matilda Parker’s 65,000 Thousand Dollar House

Press Release By LACC CASE – Ms. Matilda Parker is the Managing Director (CEO) of the National Port Authority [NPA]. Ms Parker embarked on a campaign of misrepresentation from the beginning of the process to the end of the process. Ms Parker purchased a house in the Sophie Community for US$65,000. However, when the LACC’s AD Verification Team asked about the means of payment, Ms. Parker said cash down payment. After the Team expressed surprise by a US$65,000 cash down payment, Ms Parker later changed the story and said she…

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Frontpage Africa vs. Matilda W. Parker – Our Response to Frivolous US$1M Lawsuit

  By: Rodney Sieh ON FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013, a clerk from the Civil Law Court served at our offices in Monrovia, a writ of summons against FrontPage Africa indicating that Ms. Matilda Parker, the Managing Director of the National Port Authority had filed a lawsuit for libel, seeking US$1 million dollars and praying on the court to order our newspaper closed, barred and stop from any and all further publication for the damages done to her, the women of Liberia and the country as a whole. THIS WEEK, FrontPage…

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Op-ed Politics 

Two Issues with Martin Scott: Matilda Parker & LACC

  Mr. Editor,   Issue # 1 NPA MD Parker, LACC Spar Over A ‘Lie’ The main purpose for asset declaration is to establish a measuring device to determine whether or not a lawmaker has stolen county development funds. But our Lawmakers intentionally omitted that in the Act to establish the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (2008! Rep. Forh jokingly made a “typo” error!! Another purpose for asset declaration is to deduce whether or not a managing director (md) has used her office and its attendant privileges to build a US$65,000 sun-roof…

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