Five clans in Gbarpolu have voted to select Quaye Tarwah as a single candidate to send from Gbarma and Kongba districts to contest in the Dec. 8 senatorial election.
Gbarpoluâ€™s Senator Daniel F. Naatehn has admitted that there are deep divisions among members of his countyâ€™s legislative caucus. He blames the countyâ€™s underdevelopment and neglect on this division.
Residents of Gbarma and Kongbah districts have established a special vetting committee to select a lone Senate aspirant to avoid splitting their votes among several candidates.
The Kennedy Hope Foundation has provided over 150 students in Gbarpolu with scholarships.
The collapse of a major bridge that runs across the Tuma River in Gbarpolu is making life difficult for residents of the many towns and villages connected by the bridge.
At a time when many health institutions are facing severe shortages of materials such as drugs and fuel, a Gbarpolu citizen has donated fuel to the countyâ€™s main referral hospital, the Chief Jallah Lone Medical Center.
As the conversation around electoral reform continues across the country, in Gbarpolu, the head of civil society organizations thinks the fees required for registering presidential and vice presidential candidates could hold the key in ensuring an increased quality of candidates.
Concurring with their colleagues across the country, citizens in Gbarpolu have recommended a change in the current electoral date and a reduction in the tenures of elected public officials.