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Liberia: Senate Requested to Probe RIA


–Over info leak

The Liberian Senate has been requested to probe the Roberts Worldwide Airport (RIA) about how a Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV) footage of Amb. Joseph Nyumah Boakai has been leaked to a journalist.

Liberian opposition Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, a significant supporter of Boakai’s 2023 presidential bid, petitioned her colleagues within the Senate Wednesday, 30 August 2023 to probe the state-owned RIA for safety breach.

“We have to name the RIA administration to inform us how that video received leaked to a journalist who works for the NSA Director,” Nyonblee mentioned.

She warned that RIA is the gateway to Liberia, and the leaking of CCTV video footage from the airport would have an effect on the nation’s picture.

“Individuals is not going to really feel protected, not even buyers. So, this can be a safety matter. We have to name joint safety actors to listen to from them about this as a result of it’s a safety concern,” mentioned Sen. Karnga-Lawrence.

She believes that if the Senate doesn’t see this matter as an emergency, it could present that it isn’t within the curiosity of the nation.

Senator Karnga-Lawrence mentioned the leaking of Boakai’s journey info has to do with the safety of the state and the nation’s picture.

“You may have a world airport that ought to have guidelines and rules. You may have a CCTV digicam that ought to function by worldwide requirements and by worldwide guidelines and rules,” she mentioned.

However she famous that it’s regarding {that a} video from the CCTV has been posted on Fb by a journalist who works for Nationwide Safety Company (NSA) official Mr. Sam Siryon.