The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Carter Center Liberia have concluded an orientation meant to acquaint local government officials with their newly assigned duties and functions.
African citizens deserve governments that are responsive to their needs. Unfortunately, national governments – both in unitary and federal systems – are often too far removed from citizens to thoroughly understand what these needs are and how to address them.
Varney A. Sirleaf, minister of internal affairs, will begin an eight-day tour of several counties today, Monday, July 16 to acquaint himself with the new leaders of the various counties and its citizens.
Chiefs and elders from Bong, Lofa, and Nimba have converged in Ganta, Nimba County for a conference aiming to obtain the support of the traditional leaders for the government’s Pro-Poor Agenda in their respective localities.
About 200 traditional leaders from the 15 counties will meet in Ganta on Monday, June 4 for a three-day national meeting about the government’s development agenda.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and its partners have dedicated the River Cess County Service Center in Cestos City, allowing the county’s residents to access government services such as marriage and driver licenses, birth and health certificates, and other key documents.
Silas Siakor, the long-time environmental activist and now a candidate for Bong’s fifth electoral district, has vowed a radical change in the way County Development Funds are disbursed if he is elected.
Residents of several communities in Gbarnga were rendered homeless on Wednesday night because of flooding.