The Officer-In-Charge of the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Paulette E. Findley has resigned her post as President George Weah has accepted her resignation.
“Kindly permit me to renew the assurances of my highest esteem and most sincere gratitude for the rare opportunity to serve you and my beloved country in the capacity as Officer-In-Charge since June 29, 2019,” Madam Findely stated in her resignation letter.
Prior to her resignation, there have been a series of protests and reports surfacing in the media of leaked audio linking her to the sales of properties at the entity.
Madam Findley said she felt very strongly the time had come for her to move on having completed the task assigned her to set up a framework for more sustainable development at the Institute.
The Ex-CARI OIC reaffirmed her confidence in President Weah and the government to steer the country to higher heights.
Meanwhile, President Weah has named Dr. Victor Harry Sumo as Officer-in-Charge pending the appointment of a new head.
CARI is an autonomous agency of Government established to conduct research for the development, promotion, and dissemination of improved agricultural technologies for enhanced and increased food production in Liberia.
Madam Findley has been in the position since June 29, 2019, until she tendered her resignation on August 10, 2020.