Archives Boss Calls for Audit

Center for National Documents& Records Agency/Archives(CNDRA), Director General, Mr. C. Neileh Daitouah, has disclosed plans to conduct a robust audit exercise at the center.

Daitouah said the General Auditing Commission will conduct the audit at the National Archives with the aims of buttressing President George Weah’s call to audit all government ministries and agencies.

He made the disclosure Monday, March 5, 2018, during his taking-over program held at head office annex building on 12th Street Sinkor in Monrovia.

According to him, the exercise seeks to promote accountability and transparency at the CNDRA, taken into account government’s policies that foster the fight against corruption.

The CNDRA Director General has frowned on what he called the appalling conditions of the institution.

He explained that the agency is in deplorable state and as such it needs urgent renovation.

“We shall seek budgetary support from central government and assistance from international partners for the complete renovation of the National Archives.Currently, the entire building is in a deplorable state as we approach the rainy season.The building is leaking to include the offices of the Director General among others,” Daitouah lamented.

The CNDRA Director General further noted that, if nothing is done before the rainy season, the condition of the offices will be terrible and employees will have no other option but to sit in the water to carryout government functions.

He also promised to revitalize major components of the National Archives.

“We shall revisit and formulate programs by soliciting the financial support from central government and our international partners for the revitalization of major components of the CNDRA to include but not limited to the Tubman Center for African Culture (TCAT) Grand Cape Mount County, Tubman Library Museum in Harper City, Maryland County, Jewel Howard-Taylor Public Library on Ashmun Street among others.

Also speaking, Mr. Kollie T. Kamara, Deputy Director General for Administration promised that he and his boss will transform the agency to modernize Archives Center in the world.

“Our leadership will do the best to achieve the government Pro-Poor Policy,”’ he Kamara said.

He pledged to serve with patriotism, diligence, commitment and professionalism as he embarked on to take the nation’s national holding to the next level of modernized preservations.

Kamara used the occasion to urge CNDRA employees to respect each other irrespective of race or political backgrounds.

For her part, the Acting Director General now Human Resource Director, Madam Tina Y. Weegi, applauded all the employees for their collaborative works in making sure the institution is vibrant.

She assured employees’ commitment to working in a true team work and spirit of love.

Also gracing the occasion, the Assistant Minister for Information Services at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs & Tourism (MICAT), Mr. Samuel Wozie, expressed explicit confidence in the new CNDRA leadership.

Wozie also called on employees to collaborate with the new leadership, reaffirming government’s commitment to lift the standards of the center and its employees for the betterment of Liberia’s improved documentation. Center for National Documents& Records Agency/Archives(CNDRA), Director General, Mr. C. Neileh Daitouah, has disclosed plans to conduct a robust audit exercise at the center.

Daitouah said the General Auditing Commission will conduct the audit at the National Archives with the aims of buttressing President George Weah’s call to audit all government ministries and agencies.

He made the disclosure Monday, March 5, 2018, during his taking-over program held at head office annex building on 12th Street Sinkor in Monrovia.

According to him, the exercise seeks to promote accountability and transparency at the CNDRA, taken into account government’s policies that foster the fight against corruption.

The CNDRA Director General has frowned on what he called the appalling conditions of the institution.

He explained that the agency is in deplorable state and as such it needs urgent renovation.

“We shall seek budgetary support from central government and assistance from international partners for the complete renovation of the National Archives.Currently, the entire building is in a deplorable state as we approach the rainy season.The building is leaking to include the offices of the Director General among others,” Daitouah lamented.

The CNDRA Director General further noted that, if nothing is done before the rainy season, the condition of the offices will be terrible and employees will have no other option but to sit in the water to carryout government functions.

He also promised to revitalize major components of the National Archives.

“We shall revisit and formulate programs by soliciting the financial support from central government and our international partners for the revitalization of major components of the CNDRA to include but not limited to the Tubman Center for African Culture (TCAT) Grand Cape Mount County, Tubman Library Museum in Harper City, Maryland County, Jewel Howard-Taylor Public Library on Ashmun Street among others.

Also speaking, Mr. Kollie T. Kamara, Deputy Director General for Administration promised that he and his boss will transform the agency to modernize Archives Center in the world.

“Our leadership will do the best to achieve the government Pro-Poor Policy,”’ he Kamara said.

He pledged to serve with patriotism, diligence, commitment and professionalism as he embarked on to take the nation’s national holding to the next level of modernized preservations.

Kamara used the occasion to urge CNDRA employees to respect each other irrespective of race or political backgrounds.

For her part, the Acting Director General now Human Resource Director, Madam Tina Y. Weegi, applauded all the employees for their collaborative works in making sure the institution is vibrant.

She assured employees’ commitment to working in a true team work and spirit of love.

Also gracing the occasion, the Assistant Minister for Information Services at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs & Tourism (MICAT), Mr. Samuel Wozie, expressed explicit confidence in the new CNDRA leadership.

Wozie also called on employees to collaborate with the new leadership, reaffirming government’s commitment to lift the standards of the center and its employees for the betterment of Liberia’s improved documentation.