Chief Information Office

Background of the Chief Information Office (CIO) Program   

  • The Chief Information Office is an initiative of the 2007 National Telecommunications and ICT Policy with the intention of prepare Government of Liberia to become e-Ready.

  • The Policy calls for the Establishment of a Chief Information Office (CIO) Regime.

  • The Chief Information Office is headed by Hon. Sekou M. Kromah

The focus of the Regime is to provide technical leadership to Government of Liberia on the following area;

  • Structuring a National Unit to Implement E-Government.

  • Utilization of ICT to transform GoL processes.

  • Assess the various options for doing so.

  • Prioritize how the changes should be implemented.

  • Roll-out of Chief Information Officer (CIO) Regime.

CIO Program Strategic Objectives

The program sets out to accomplish three things:

  • Enable our citizens and Government of Liberia workforce to access high-quality digital government information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device;

  • Ensure that as GoL adjusts to the new digital world, we seize the opportunity to procure and manage devices, applications, and data in smart, secure and affordable ways;

  • Unlock the power of government data to spur innovation across our Nation and improve the quality of services provided to the Public.

 Transformation Principles    

To drive this transformation, the program is built upon four overarching principles:

  • Information-Centric Approach.

  • Shared Platform Approach.

  • Citizen/Customer-Centric Approach.

  • Security and Privacy Approach.