The newly appointed and confirmed Director General (DG) of the General Services Agency (GSA), Mary Broh has warned government workers not to abuse any of the government’s properties while on or off job. “Do not abuse government property,” DG Broh told a crowded program at an official turnover program held at the compound of the GSA over the weekend.
The new GSA DG said that she would ensure that all government properties are cataloged and that integrity, accountability and transparency return to the GSA.
“I am not here to witch-hunt,” she continued. “I will build the human capacity at every level and teach you (GSA staff) how to run the GSA,” she added.
Madam Broh who has held several positions in the Unity Party led government and has been valued for her no nonsense attitude in ensuring that positive change comes to that entity, like her appointments at the National Port Authority and the Monrovia City Corporation.
Madam Broh acknowledged that her time at the GSA would not be long and ensured the GSA that by the time she would have left, the entity’s name would change to the ‘Next Generation GSA.’
She said further that she was at the GSA to work for Liberia and through the GSA she would attract donors to make the entity more efficient.
The DG of the GSA, Mary Broh during her turnover ceremony promised that come Liberia’s July 26, 2014, 167th Independence Day Celebration in Grand Kru and Sinoe Counties would be the most memorable Independence Day that Liberia has ever had.
In conclusion the GSA DG said that she was ready for “Action” and called on the GSA staff to follow her to help transform the entity for the betterment of the future.
For his part the Deputy Director General (DDG) for Administration at the GSA, Galakpai Kortimai said that the GSA staff is ready and willing to work with their new team captain.
The DDG used the occasion to thank the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for bringing ‘General Broh’ to the GSA to help bring back the image of the entity.
The President of the Women’s Group of the GSA, Ballah Smith acknowledged Madam Broh as the second female to head the institution and pleaded with the new DG to work with the women of the entity as they have been marginalized for too long.