Thursday, January 27, 2022

Libyan lawmakers demand investigation against Dbeibeh over corruption

Libyan lawmakers demand investigation against Dbeibeh over corruption

Several members of Libya’s House of Representatives called on the Attorney-General to launch an investigation into corruption allegations against Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh.

In a joint statement released on Thursday, the lawmakers also proposed forming “an interim technocratic government” under a new premier.

According to the members of parliaments, this proposed government would be tasked with achieving “the unification of institutions, the strengthening of national security and the fight against corruption”.

“These are fundamental issues that would prepare the country for elections as soon as possible,” reads the statement.

Signatories of the document include Adel Mouloud Mahfouz, Ahmed Shareef, Adam Bouchera, Asma al Khoja, Tariq al Jrushi, Salem Kneidi, Ramadan Shambash, Abdel Moneim al Orfi, Ibtisam al Rubai, Jaballah al Shaibani, Muhammad bin Khalil, Bashir al Ahmar and others.