On Monday, June 9, 2014, the newly appointed Vice Chairperson of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), Cllr. J. Augustine Toe along with two new Commissioners, Charles J.L. Gibson, Jr. and Aba Hamilton Dolo formally took over their respective offices at a ceremony held at the Commission. The ceremony was presided over by the Commission’s Executive Chairperson, Cllr. James N. Verdier, Jr. who assured Liberians that with the sitting of the full body of Commissioners, accountability and integrity would be restored in public service.
In his response, Vice Chairperson, Cllr. Toe pledged his commitment to the fulfilment of the mission of the Commission without fear or favour. Also speaking on behalf of the new Commissioners, Commissioner Dolo said a new day has dawn in Liberia in the fight against corruption where perpetrators of corruption will be pursued and prosecuted. Commissioner Dolo has oversight responsibility for Education & Prevention while Commissioner Gibson has oversight responsibility for Administration.
Commissioner Dolo comes to the Commission with a wealth of knowledge and skill as a public servant. She has over the years rendered valuable services as Consultant, Facilitator, Financial Treasurer, Coordinator, Administrator and Teacher, both in Liberia and the United States. Commissioner Dolo holds a BBA degree in Finance from the University Du Benin in Togo and M.A. degree in Health Services Administration from the St. Mary’s University in the United States.
For Commissioner Gibson, he brings to the LACC rich experience in Accounting, Auditing, Management and Finance. He has been in the private sector, both in the United States of America and Liberia, for a little over twenty (20) years. He earlier worked as a senior auditor at the General Auditing Office, now the General Auditing Commission
Mr. Gibson holds a BBA degree from the University of Liberia with emphasis in Accounting and Management and MBA in Finance from the St. Mary’s University in the United States.