By Korboi K. Gbelewala
VOINJAMA, Jan 7 (LINA) - Several projects totaling US$24 million are earmarked as part of development projects to implement in 2014 by the administration of Lofa County, an official of the Ministry of Internal Affairs(MIA) has disclosed.
Gayflor Wenwoi, IA Political Liaison Officer in the office of Lofa County Superintendent, said the projects include pavement of major streets in Voinjama, reconstruction of roads linking Voinjama and its environs and farm-to--market roads across Lofa County.
Others are the construction of modern football fields in the seven political districts in Lofa as well as several agricultural projects.
Wenwoi disclosed that funding for the projects have already been provided by the World Bank and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) as part of their contributions towards the reconstruction of Liberia.
The Internal Affairs official said the agriculture projects and construction of the football fields across Lofa would be led by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Liberia Football Association.
He said the Public Works ministry, in collaboration with SIDA, will oversee the farm-to-market roads and pavement of the major streets in Voinjama, which is currently underway.
He disclosed that pavement of Voinjama city kicked off in November 2013.