With only about two months left in the dry season, River Cess citizens are calling on their leaders to rehabilitate a 17-mile stretch of road leading from Palm Bush Junction to Cestos, the county capital.
Rep. Dorwohn Twain Gleekia of Nimba’s sixth electoral district has disclosed plans for a renovation of Tappita’s Tappeh Memorial High School. The lawmaker said he had lobbied to get US$25,000 appropriated in the 2019/2020 national budget for the renovation.
The Millennium Challenge Account-Liberia and the Ministry of Public Works have committed to coordinating their efforts to strengthen Liberia’s capacity to provide routine maintenance of paved and unpaved primary roads.
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor visited Bomi this past weekend to break grounds for the Bai T. Moore Rehabilitation Village Project in the county’s capital, Tubmanburg. The project, named after the famous son of the county, a poet and literary icon, possesses incredible historical and sentimental value for the people of Tubmanburg.
Citizens of Massamai in Voinjama district have dedicated a town hall funded and constructed by residents. The estimated amount spent on the project is US$1,535 and the project began in 2014.
Bong county superintendent Esther Walker and the chair of the county’s Project Management Committee, Stephen Mulbah, have illegally inflated the cost for renovating the superintendent’s compound by nearly US$100,000.
Three county capitals are expected to benefit from government road construction projects, according to Grand Kru’s resident engineer, Anthony Gbassi.
Bomi’s Senator Sando Johnson has kicked off a major road rehabilitation effort in the county ahead of the rainy season. The initiative, which will open many of the feeder roads that become damaged and nearly impassable during the rainy season, is expected to bring some relief to citizens.