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.
Tammy Bondo, a mother of four, lost her fifth child in a cesarean section last week Wednesday at the C.B. Dunbar Maternity Hospital in Gbarnga. Her wound from the surgery has not healed fully and she still struggles to walk.
Esther Walker has been suspended indefinitely as superintendent of Bong over a leaked audio recording that went viral on social media over the weekend.
Bong’s third district representative, Marvin Cole, has described claims that he is conspiring with Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor to overthrow the government of President George Weah as “false and malicious.”
The National Elections Commission has declared Henrique Tokpa, an independent candidate, as the winner of the July 31 senatorial by-election in Bong.
Ahead of the July 31 senatorial by-election in Bong, two candidates are leading opinion polls conducted by the two biggest community radio stations in the county in terms of coverage.
Violent storms have damaged several public facilities and dwelling homes in Gbarnga, Bong.