MONROVIA (Xinhua) – Liberia’s Justice Minister Christiana Tah has tendered her resignation after serving the government of President Ellen Johnson for six years.
Tah told a news conference in the capital Monrovia Monday that she has respectfully asked the president to accept her resignation.
“These are perilous times of our nation and I take solace in our resilience as a people as I pray that we learn and emerge from the challenges of our nation-building stronger,” she added.
She also thanked President Sirleaf for the opportunity accorded to serve her country in the capacity of Attorney-General and Minister of Justice for six years.
“I thanked the Liberian people for your support, cooperation and understanding in even the most difficult times,” she said.
Tah succeeded former Justice Minister Francis Johnson Allison who served as the first justice minister in Sirleaf’s government and now chairs the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission.