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VP Boakai To Launch Gbarpolu Electrification Project
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VP Boakai To Launch Gbarpolu Electrification Project

By Emmanuel Mondaye Gbarpolu County Correspondent

GBARPOLU, Feb 9 (LINA) – Liberia’s Vice President Joseph N. Boakai will on February 21 officially launch the Gbarpolu County Electrification Project.

The exercise is intended to generate funds to acquire a 150KVA generator that will provide stable power supply for most parts of the county.

The Chairman of the Gbarpolu County Electrification Project, Samuel Kollie, told the Liberia News Agency over the weekend that several government officials are expected to grace the program.

He said Vice President Boakai will serve as Guest Speaker and Chief Patron, while Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) Executive Governor, Mills Jones, will serve as Chief Launcher.

According to Chairman Kollie, Information Minister, Lewis Brown, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augustine Ngafuan and Finance Minister, Amara Konneh, will serve as Co-Launchers.

Kollie disclosed that also expected at the program is the Country Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and prominent citizens of the county.

He indicated said funds generated from the launch will be used to buy light poles, electric wires and other items needed to implement the project.

LINA EDM/TSS/PTK

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