Newspaper Apologies To LPRC Boss

The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has found the Corruption Watch Newspaper and its Managing Editor Roland Worwee guilty of Ethical Transgression against the Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), T. Nelson Williams, II.

According to LPRC the Union found the Corruption Watch newspaper guilty of ethical transgression and accordingly instructed the paper’s management with immediate effect to retract the August 29, 2013 publication made against Mr. Williams.

In its recent publication the newspaper openly apologized to the Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC) Mr. T. Nelson Williams for any inconvenience caused by series of incorrect publications made against the entity’s Managing Director, Mr. William.

Following an investigation conducted by the President of the Press Union of Liberia Mr. Peter Quaqua at the union headquarters on Clay Street on last Wednesday, the paper said the union found it guilty of ethical transgression against the Managing Director of LPRC and accordingly instructed the paper’s management to, for which it immediately retracted the August 29, 2013 publication made against Mr. Williams and wrote an official letter of apology to him through his lawyer Cllr. Dunbar.

Based upon that ruling made by the union, the paper has no alternative but to do as agreed in said investigation, in good faith and has accordingly written Cllr. Dunbar an open apology to Mr. Williams.

Corruption Watch in its vol.2, No. 99, Thursday August 29, 2013 edition published a front page lead headline under the captioned “T. Nelson Williams hooked again by GAC-pays one debt money twice-open multi hotel soon while dancing in state funds”. In said article, the paper reported that Mr. William has been booked by GAC reports.

The management through its editorial department responsible for what is published, is pleased to set the record straight; adding that the information therein contained in said publication of August 29, 2013 are not true , but misleading and incorrect.

However the paper said it is pleased to state that Mr. William, is NOT the richest Managing Director of the entity since its establishment as reported by this media outlet, and that Mr. William does not worth or does not have a wealth of 2.5M USD as published in the said edition.

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