S/Court Demands Half of Million for Cars


The Supreme Court of Liberia is demanding the George Weah administration to make available half of million or more to help purchase vehicles for judges in the.
Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor said at the opening of the Supreme Court on Monday, March 12, 2018 that the High court would exert every effort to have the government provide the money.
He said last year, the Government of Liberia decided to provide funds to strengthen certain strategic functionaries of the government including the justice and security sectors in preparation of UNMIL’s drawdown and eventual departure from Liberia.
The total of US$1,000,000 was earmarked for the Judiciary, the Chief Justice said. “We decided to use the amount to purchase vehicles for judges of the circuit and specialized courts, since the vehicles purchased for them about six years ago have outlived their usefulness and completely worn out.
“So far, only US$ 500,000 of the amount has been made available. We purchased 12 all-weather Land Cruiser Jeeps with this first trench of money for circuit judges. We gave the 12 vehicles to judges in remote and faraway circuits,” he stated.
Writes P. Nas Mulbah