Aggrieved employees of the Central Agriculture Research Institute (CARI) have frown on the excesses of bad administrative practice of Dr. Victor Sumo thereby calling for his immediate dismissal from the entity.
Speaking recently in the compound of the institution in Suakoko District, Alex Kolleh the Vice President of union called on the government of Liberia to with immediate effect dismiss Victor Sumo as Director general.
CARI Workers Association (CWA) on June 25, 2022 staged a peaceful protest aimed at calling the attention of the government of Liberia to matter affecting the union.
On several occasion according to Mr. Kolleh, the union have engaged the management about the their salary cut and said the management has refused to make appropriate intervention to their concern
The CWA Vice President further told newsmen alleging that Director Sumo and his surrogates have planned to destroyed the only agriculture research institute in Liberia.
CARI since 2018 has changed to a political hub for politicians who are seeking for reelection in the county, according to Mr. Kolleh.
The CWA President informed Bong TV that Director Sumo is reportedly at CARI to loot and render the institution in effective. Therefore he called on Representative Edward W Karfiah to quickly intervene into the situation.
Additionally, the union is had called on Victor Sumo to give account of monies that have been allegedly mismanaged by him and his souragates at the institution.
The aggrieved workers also used the media engagement to call on Bong County District #3 Lawmaker Josiah Marvin Cole to abstain from all activities of CARI, indicating tha it will help the institution to move forward.
It can be recalled that Representative Cole allegedly used his power to put staff of the institution under gun point, employees disclosed.
CWA in their protest described Representative Cole ascendency to political stardom as political accident made by the people of Bong County in 2017 and promised to reject corrupt officials across the county.
By : Emmanuel M Togbah, Jr.
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