Robert Sirleaf Quits 2 Top Posts…President Sirleaf Names Two Acting Officials

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has accepted the letter of resignation of Robert Sirleaf from both his roles as Chairman of the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL), and Senior Advisor to the President.

In a response to his letter of September 17, 2013, the President thanked the former Chairman for his extensive public service.

Meanwhile, upon accepting the resignation, the President appointed Mr. Fred Bass, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of NOCAL, as Acting Chairman, and appointed Ms. Jacqueline Khoury, a petroleum expert, as a Director to the Board of NOCAL. Her acceptance letter is set forth in full text inside.