Nimba’s county superintendent, Dorr Cooper, wants a change in how counties are allotted county development funds. He says it is unfair for the second most populous county, Nimba, to receive the same amount as others – US$200,000.
As hundreds protested in Monrovia over the alleged missing billions of dollars in Liberian banknotes, it was business as usual in Ganta, with no protests in sight.
Delegates from across Nimba have concluded a meeting to decide the appropriations of development funds for the county, approving a US$3 million budget.
The Nimba County Council Sitting is expected to run from August 31 to September 2.
The month-long Inter-Electoral District League in Ganta has come to an end, with the Ninth District emerging as the winner in the male football category. The First District took the championship in the women’s kickball category.
Nimba’s superintendent has assured owners of properties marked for demolition along the Ganta to Yekepa road of compensation from the government.
The overdue Nimba County Council Sitting that was scheduled to be held from July 19 to 22 has been postponed indefinitely.
ArcelorMittal, in collaboration with the Nimba County Administration, has agreed to provide vacation jobs for 65 students from July to August.