Lawmakers who have earlier expressed dissatisfaction over the manner in which Central Banks Governor Jones had dished out thousands of United States Dollars loans to locals in the country last week voted unanimously to amend part of the act creating the
The lawmakers assertions have been that the loans scheme initiated by
Move by the lawmakers to amend the CBL Act has been the issue of debate taking place at University Campuses; entertainment places as well job sites by several Liberians.
Cllr. TiawanGongloe a human rights lawyer is the latest Liberian to speak on the CBL amended act terming the act as discriminatory.
In a FrontPageAfrica interview Wednesday afternoon on the grounds of the Temple of Justice, Gongloe stated that while it was true that
The constitution states that all persons are equal before the law and therefore entitled to equal protection under the law.
"Laws should not be discriminatory, laws should be for all" said Gongloe.
Gongloe said, when lawmakers breach the constitution, the citizens have the right to take the issue to court. He threatened to join the bandwagon in defense of the CBL governor if called upon but added that it will not be on the basis of politics.
"The control and supply of money in the country is the sole priority of the
He said what the lawmakers should have done was to remove that portion of the Act that allows the
"Let us revamp the
Gongloe said that the action taken by the lawmakers should have been extended to all public institutions and no only the CBL.
"What will happened when the Maritime Commissioner announce that he will provide fishing boats to all fishermen in the country from
Gongloe asked whether the lawmakers would take the same decision against the LPRC if the Managing Director of the
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