Liberia: Officials Who Left During Ebola Crisis Ousted

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed members of her cabinet who fled during the Ebola outbreak. (Photo: Google Images)

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed members of her cabinet who fled during the Ebola outbreak. (Photo: Google Images)

AllAfrica.com is reporting that Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered the dismissal of some senior and junior level cabinet members that left the country amid reports of an Ebola outbreak.

The author writes:

“A week ago Sirleaf gave cabinet ministers out of the country one week to return home or they would be considered dismissed, except for those with serious health-related excuses.

Information Minister Lewis Brown said although the list of those affected is still being compiled, it includes the Chairman of the National Investment Commission and several deputy and assistant ministers.

Critics say the exodus of government officials has added to a state of uncertainty in the country.

Brown said President Sirleaf wants all her cabinet ministers at home to join the fight against Ebola.”

Clearly, President Johnson Sirleaf is not having it.

Read more at AllAfrica.com.

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