- Search Results
Gbarpolu Women Laud Govít, Firm for Lofa Bridge
Date Uploaded: Apr 13, 2014

Grand Cape Mount County Flag



Gbarpolu Women Laud Gov’t, Firm for Lofa Bridge

By D. Ignatius Roberts

ROBERTSPORT, April 13 (LINA) -The Chairlady of the Women Organization in Lofa Bridge, Gola Konneh District in Grand Cape Mount County, Massa Gola has commended the Liberian Government and the  B and V Timber Company for the renovation of the Lofa Bridge.

She said the renovation of the bridge was a clear manifestation of Government’s preparedness to provide the requisite social services to its citizens that will help improve their living standard.

The women of Gbarpolu recently gathered in protest at the Lofa Bridge to highlight the deplorable state of the bridge, prompting government o shut it and the timber company to volunteer to renovate the bridge.  

Madame Gola made the commendation at the weekend in an interview with the Liberia News Agency (LINA) Grand Cape Mount County correspondent in Gola Konneh.

She said the immediate intervention of Government and the company to rehabilitate the bridge has brought total relief to the people in the area and commuters.

Chairlady Gola is, meanwhile, urging users of the bridge to institute measures to monitor activities on the bride in a bid to protect it.

The women leader is at the same time calling on the Government and the international community to change the bridge from timber to concrete to ensure longer life span.

She told LINA that the bridge was constructed in the 1960s by the former National Iron Old Company (NIOC) to transport their goods and staff.



latest headlines
MoE Announces Local Scholarship Program In Nimba
The Ministry of Education through its Nimba County office has announced a local scholarship program for specified areas of study in the county. ...more
PUL Suspends LEGISPOL Congress
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has, with immediate effect, suspended all electoral-related activities of the Legislative Press Pool (LEGISPOL) ...more
Miss Liberia Wokie Dolo Off To Uganda For Mega Charity
Miss Liberia Wokie Dolo is in Uganda upon the invitation of Miss Uganda, Nakitende Irene, to participate in charitable works. ...more
Access To Information Key To Trust - Nah
Carter Center Program Lead for Access to Information, Thomas Doe Nah, has termed access to information as a key tool for the building of trust an ...more
LIPA Beats Chest Over Incremental Progress
As the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) clocks 48 years of existence, the Director General Oblayon Blayon Nyemah has hailed the ...more
MoPT Begins e-Liberia Web Portal To Access Govt’s Services
The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MoPT) has initiated the e-Liberia Web portal to ensure that services of government are readily acces ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency