With less than nine months ahead of the 2020 midterm senatorial election, Margibi’s Senator Oscar Cooper has announced his re-election bid for the county’s senatorial seat.
Margibi’s second district lawmaker, Ivar Jones, has dedicated a new building in Cotton Tree to house the district’s office.
When he was campaigning a year ago, Rep. Ivar Jones vowed to construct a district office in his first 100 days in office. Though the amount of time has elapsed, Jones recently broke grounds for the construction of a facility that will contain his office and that of the district development council.
Ivar Jones, the young Liberian entrepreneur who was recently elected to represent Margibi’s second electoral district, has made public a list of staffers who will work on his team.
Several persons in Margibi’s second electoral district have been injured and properties have been damaged as a result of a riot between supporters of independent candidate Ivar Kokulo Jones and the incumbent lawmaker Ballah Zayzay.
The highway is the gateway to Liberia’s capital from the country’s only international airport, the Roberts International Airport.
The local leadership of the Coalition for Democratic Change in Margibi’s second district has suggested that it will not support the party’s pick for the representative position, amid dissatisfaction over how the candidate was selected.
A candidate for representative of Margibi’s second district, Ivar Kokulo Jones, has donated several consignments of pharmaceutical drugs to six medical institutions.