Monday, January 16, 2017

Liberian President, Sirleaf Reacts Angrily To Jammeh's Action On Phone Leak

Liberia’s presidency has reacted angrily to the broadcasting of a phone conversation between President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Gambia’s demoralized President Yahya Jammeh.

Gambia’s presidency recorded and leaked the tape to state broadcast network, GRTS.

A spokesperson for Mrs. Johnson Sirleaf said President Jammeh’s action is wanting and irresponsible.

SEE Conversation here: Jammeh Breaks Diplomatic Protocol, Televise Phone Conversation With Liberian President

“It is irresponsible for a sitting president to do this kind of thing but I can’t say what the president [Ellen Johnson Sirleaf] would do. His [Jammeh’s] action is very wanting for choosing to record the conversation and distributing it,” a spokesperson for Liberia’s President Johnson Sirleaf told WADR.

President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down after unsuccessful bids by West African leaders for him to hand over power peacefully.

No comments:

Post a Comment