Liberia Electricity Corporation Press Statement – For Immediate Release

Liberia Electricity Corporation

P.O.BOX 165

Waterside, Westpoint

Monrovia, Liberia

Information & Public Affairs Department  

Press Statement

September 22, 2023

The Management of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), wishes to inform the general public that it has no connection whatsoever with the recent September 22, 2023, march carried out by a group of about 15 individuals near its Waterside offices, under the banner “Hon. Monie R. Captan and Friends.”

The Management of the LEC further informs the public that the display of its Acting CEO and Board Chairman ‘s picture and the message attributed to him were not authorized and were done so without the knowledge nor approval of Hon. Monie Captan.

LEC wishes to make it officially clear, that its primary goal as an entity of Government, is to ensure the supply of adequate and affordable electricity to the people of Liberia. As an autonomous agency of government, the LEC does not engage in or support the organization of marches by private groups or organizations.

The LEC strongly discourages gatherings at any of its facilities by the public.