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Several LISGIS workers wanted in Nimba

By Thomas Domah/Nimba county

Police in Nimba County have declared several contractors of the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-information Service (LISGIS) wanted for their refusals to report gadgets given to them to conduct the 2022 National Population Housing Census.

LISGIS Nimba county Coordinator Carbisay Telkie, said supervisors and workers in 19 districts have refused to turn over tools assigned to them since their activities ended on Thursday, December 8, 2022.

Mr. Telkie told reporters in the county that he has no idea about demand of some of LISGIS workers, but disclosed that 25 percent of 250 United States Dollars promised them was given before they started work, and they are to return assets in their possession before receiving final payment.

He disclosed that due to the refusal of some workers, it has brought delays in the county reporting enumeration result on time, because huge number of workers have refused to comply according, leaving him with no alternative but to get the Police involved.

Meanwhile, Police in Bahn City, Nimba county have arrested a LISGIS supervisor Jerry Brojah, along with other staff, who have been on the run for over two weeks with digital tablets that were assigned to them. 

The arrest of Supervisor Jerry Brojah brings to eight, number of LISGIS workers, arrested by Police for selling tablets that were assigned them.

Recently, another contractor, Lawrence Yeaway, who was assigned in Zorgowee town, Electoral District Three, was arrested by Police in Ganta selling a LISGIS’ tablet. Editing by Jonathan Browne


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