The Nimba County Health Team says it lacks key resources that could hinder its efforts to contain the Coronavirus pandemic. Those resources include functional ambulances and isolation centers.
Not long after national health authorities announced three additional confirmed Coronavirus cases, Nimba’s county inspector announced the immediate suspension of all traditional activities, including the Poro and Sande schools.
The commander of the Liberia Immigration Service in Nimba warns that there are no health workers stationed at Liberia’s Nimba borders with Guinea and Ivory Coast. She said her officers alone were not equipped to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.
Rep. Samuel G. Kogar is fighting to clarify media reports about how he entered the country through Buutuo, along Liberia’s border with Ivory Coast, on March 24 as he returned from Ghana amid halted flights and closed borders.
As the rainy season slowly creeps in, a group of residents from Tappita District has written letters to their representatives, seeking their intervention in rehabilitating the Ganta-Tappita highway to ensure it is ready for the rainy season.
The Liberia National Police have charged and sent to court two men, including their own Sgt. Sensee Kowo, who served as deputy commander in Ganta. The men are being charged in relation to their involvement in an incident that left 18-year-old Samuel Selleh, a commercial motorcyclist, dead.
Education authorities in Nimba have raised US$1,643 to complete the Nimba County School Board Guest House project, started back in 2017. The total includes L$394,790 and US$105 raised at a well-attended fundraising ceremony held on Saturday, March 14 at Tubman Hall in Sanniquellie.
The commander of the Liberia National Police in Nimba, Commissioner Augustine Leo Warri, has disclosed that one of his officers, Sgt. Sensee Kowo, who was also deputy commander of the Ganta Detachment, has been disrobed and is currently under investigation for allegedly killing 18-year-old motorcyclist, Samuel Selleh.