Photograph — Drevnik

Following reports that freshly minted Liberian dollars worth around 100 million USD went missing, the Central Bank Governor has released a statement disputing prior government statements.

Central Bank Governor, Nathaniel Patray through a statement said an internal audit found that all the notes shipped between 2016 and 2018 were properly accounted for and stored in the bank reserve vaults.

Earlier reports of the missing cash were made by the country’s information minister Eugene Lenn Nagbe with Liberia’s Minister of Justice revealed that the government had sought US help in investigating the case.

The curious case of the money’s disappearance sparked outrage across the country, with different groups calling for more transparency from the government.

Read more at Reuters.

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