The Inquirer is a leading independent daily newspaper published in Liberia, based in Monrovia. It is privately owned with a "good reputation".

Gov’t. Deploys Police At Ganta Border –As Guinea Opens Borders

By Solomon T. Gaye Sr.
The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has deployed armed Police to protect its border in Ganta to prevent illegal entry in the wake of the military take-over in the Republic of Guinea.
Speaking to this paper at the border over the weekend, the Liberia joint security on Monday revealed the reopening of the border with Liberia to allow free mobility in promoting cross-border trades between the two countries.
When this paper contacted the joint security chairman and LIS Commander William Budy, assigned at the main border in Ganta, he declined to speak to reporters. As the government of Guinea opens borders with Liberia
Since the beginning of August 2021, over hundreds of commercial vehicles, cargo trucks, travelers got stranded on both sides of the borders due to the military take-over in Guinea and the closure of borders by the Guinean government for the past few days.
The Ganta main border is among land borders in Liberia that comes first in terms of revenue generation for the government and lacks basic modern facilities, lest warehouses or parking lots for used vehicles brought into the country.
Meanwhile, for the past week, working relationship between the Liberia joint security and Guinea joint security continue to decline due to the overflowing of the St. John River, thereby stalling normal activities at the two entry borders.

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