Liberian president's son resigns as head of state oil company
MONROVIA, Sept 17
MONROVIA, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The son of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has resigned as chairman of the West African nation's state oil company, a statement from the president's office said on Tuesday.
Robert Sirleaf also stepped down from his role as a senior adviser to his mother.
"I accept your resignation as Chairman of the National Oil Company of Liberia and as Senior Advisor to the President," Sirleaf wrote in a letter posted on the presidency website. (Reporting by Alphonso Toweh; Writing by Joe Bavier; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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