The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lewis G. Brown, has disclosed that the Board of Inquiry set up to investigate the death of little Shaki Kamara has finally submitted the report to the President through the Minister of National Defense, Brownie Samukai.
Speaking at the Ministry’s weekly press briefing yesterday on Capitol Hill in Monrovia, Minister Brown said the report contained appropriate recommendations and facts relating to the death of Shaki Kamara during the West Point’s riot with state security.
According to the government spokesman, the President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will consider all the recommendations and facts of the report and have it published.
“We are convinced that all the recommendations and facts are available in the report of Shaki Kamara’s death, submitted by the Board of Inquiry, who have properly handled the process with care and concerned.”
The President, Minister Brown said, has promised keenly to review the report, especially the recommendations and facts provided by the Board of Inquiry.
“We want to assure the public that in the shortest possible time the report of late Shaki Kamara will be released, including the cause of his death and the recommendations made by the Board,” Minister Brown said.
He explained that, the report was made available to the President through the office of the Defense Minister, who is also member of the Board of Inquiry on the death of young Kamara, which occurred on August 20, 2014.
According to Mr. Browne, the report contained the facts, which led to the shooting incident in West Point on August 20 by state security, and established all the possible recommendations.
Meanwhile, Minister Brown has disclosed that at the end of September, the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN) will replace the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) at all borders and checkpoints.
He explained that, “The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) will complete its withdrawal by the 30th of September from all the checkpoints. They will be replaced at the border points by BIN officers and other places by our LNP officers.”