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Mostly True: Jefferson T. Koijee shared 25kg bag of rice with MCC casual workers

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Claim: The City Mayor of Monrovia, Jefferson T. Koijee, has assembled 400 MCC casual workers (mostly street sweepers) to share a 25kg bag of rice with each of them, said Martin Kollie.

Mostly True: Jefferson T. Koijee shared 25kg bag of rice with MCC casual workers

Verdict: Mostly True

Findings

Despite a denial by the Mayor’s spokesperson, Pekelleh Gbuapaye, DUBAWA independently verified the claim and spoke to some beneficiaries who admitted that the Mayor had distributed the rice to them. The distribution was done at Vai, the park between Vai town and Bushrod Island. Some beneficiaries, including Boima Camara and Mohammed Kamara, stated that the Mayor was present during the distribution.

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