President Joseph N. Boakai, Sr., has, with immediate effect, suspended, without pay, pending investigation, the Director General, Mr. Abraham S. Kromah, Deputy Director General for Administration, Mr. Gbawou Kowou, and the Deputy Director General for Operations, Mr. Hassan Fadiga of the Liberian Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) In a release issued late Tuesday by Deputy Minister of State for Public Affairs, Anthony V. Kesselly, the President has  ordered an investigation of the events occurring at the Agency on June 3, 2024.  He said, “the acts of disorder and chaos that took place at the headquarters of the LDEA were unacceptable.” Such acts, the release went on to quote the President, threaten public peace and undermine Government’s fight against illicit drugs. In the interim, the release went on, the President has named Mr. Christopher Peters, as Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Agency pending the conclusion of the investigation. Peters is a well trained security personnel and comes highly recommended.

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