The Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Thomas Doe Nah, has met his unexpected demise in India, following a period of illness.

The LRA recently confirmed its fallen Commissioner’s death, via their official Facebook page- The LRA is deeply saddened to learn, through family sources, about the passing of Commissioner General Thomas Doe Nah, who had been on medical leave. Our heartfelt condolences extend to his wife, family, and loved ones.
The Executive Management, staff, and employees of the LRA join together in offering prayers for the peaceful repose of CG Nah’s soul. We mourn this irreparable loss and extend our heartfelt sympathies during this difficult time.”

Mr. Doe Nah, served at the LRA from September 2018, till his death. He played a pivotal role in spearheading revenue collection to support Liberia’s Pro-poor agenda. His dedication to public service and his leadership in the financial sector left a lasting impact on the nation.

Before taking on the role of Commissioner General at the LRA, Mr. Doe Nah served in various key positions throughout his illustrious career. Notably, he was the Project Lead for Access to Information (ATI) at The Carter Center from January 2017 to September 2018. During his tenure, he contributed significantly to initiatives aimed at promoting transparency and accessibility to information in Liberia.

Prior to his work with The Carter Center, Thomas Doe Nah served as the Executive Director of the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL), a chapter of Transparency International, for nearly a decade, from April 2008 to January 2017. His leadership at CENTAL reinforced the organization’s commitment to promoting good governance and combating corruption in Liberia.

Mr. Doe Nah’s dedication to transparency extended to his role as the National Coordinator for the Coalition for Transparency and Accountability in Education (COTAE) from January 2013 to April 2015. During this period, he focused on ensuring transparency and accountability in the education sector, emphasizing the importance of quality education for all Liberian citizens.

His career also included roles in the international financial sector, including positions at the US Embassy in Monrovia as an Economic and Commercial Assistant from 2005 to 2008. Subsequently, he served as Vice President and Assistant Vice President at International Bank Liberia Limited from 2002 to 2005 and 2000 to 2002, respectively.

Before his international roles, Mr. Doe Nah worked as a Loan Officer at the Liberian Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI) from January 1997 to May 2000, contributing to the development of Liberia’s financial landscape.