Local government officials in River Cess find themselves at the center of a brewing scandal. The officials are implicated in the double sales of scrap metals removed from the old Timbo River Bridge in the county.
The building hosting the 14th Judicial Circuit Court in River Cess has been renovated, after previously being in a dilapidated condition that made it uninhabitable.
Over the weekend, delegates at River Cess’ fourth county council sitting voted to use this year’s allotment of the county and social development funds to complete mostly unfinished development projects across the county.
River Cess’ Sen. Dallas Gueh has told The Bush Chicken that discussions are ongoing to replace the Timbo River Bridge that connects Grand Bassa to the southeastern region of the country.
Following 21 days of partial closure of the Timbo River Bridge, one of the logging companies in the county has finished an emergency repair that allows smaller vehicles to cross the bridge.
Senator Dallas Gueh of River Cess has assured the public that work will soon begin to repair the damaged Timbo River Bridge.
For the last six fiscal years, River Cess has not been able to access its County Development Funds mainly due to a misunderstanding between the county’s legislative caucus and the county’s administration.
The Plenary of the House of Representatives has rejected the proposal by Education Minister George Werner to close schools across the country on June 30 and reopen officially in September.