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Liberia Minister Denies Wrongdoing, Defends Weah Antigraft Fight

  • US sanctioned top Liberian officials over bribery allegations
  • President Weah’s tenure has been marred by corruption scandals
George Weah

George Weah

Photographer: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

Liberian President George Weah’s top aide has denied corruption allegations after facing US sanctions and being suspended from his job.

Nathaniel McGill, Weah’s chief of state and minister of state for presidential affairs, said he would prove his innocence when he has “his day in court,” according to a statement posted on Facebook Monday.