Former RiverCess County Superintendent, Matthew Zoegar Daniels, has revealed that US$ 18,000 was withdrawn from the county account to support the campaign of former Vice President, Joseph Boakai.
Ambassador Boakai, one of 18 presidential candidates in the 2017 elections, served as Vice President for 12 years under former Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
RiverCess former Superintendent said the County Legislative Caucus and local authorities unanimously agreed to withdraw the amount to buttress the campaign of Mr. Boakai.
He said the money should have been repaid, had the Unity Party candidate won the presidential election.
Matthew Zoegar Daniels made the revelations over the weekend, when he spoke to a local radio station via Mobile Phone from the United States.
RiverCess former Superintendent, who vigorously campaigning for Ambassador Boakai resigned his post as superintendent few days to the presidential runoff election, which CDC’s candidate George Weah was declared winner.
Mr. Daniels also admitted that the withdrawal of the money from the County account was in violation of the financial procedure.
When contacted, RiverCess Senator Francis Pay said he cannot comment on the matter but referred our Farbric News reporter to the County Legislative Caucus Secretary, Dallas Gueh, who is currently out of the Country.