- Search Results
Foya Citizens Donate To Rainstorm Victims
Date Uploaded: Jun 12, 2015

 Lofa County  Flag



Foya Citizens Donate To Rainstorm Victims

By Korboi K. Gbelewala, LINA Lofa County Correspondent

VOINJAMA, June 11 (LINA) - Prominent citizens of Foya residing in Monrovia, including Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, have donated construction materials to victims of a rainstorm that destroyed over 250 homes in Foya, Lofa County.

The materials, which are valued at over US$11,000, include zincs, nails and planks.

Presenting the items to Statutory District Superintendent Tenese Farkonia in Foya City recently, Senator George Tengbeh said the donation was their initial contribution to the storm victims to help them urgently get back on their feet.

Tengbeh, on behalf of his colleagues, expressed sympathy to the victims for the devastating rainstorm that destroyed their houses.

Receiving the materials for distribution, Farkonia lauded the efforts of the donors, especially Vice President Boakai, and promised that the materials will be equally distributed among the affected people.

He attributed the devastating storm to the high level of deforestation being carried out by farmers and the continuous burning of charcoal by some individuals in the district.

It can be recalled that a rainstorm last month damaged at least 250 structures, including four schools, leaving hundreds of residents homeless.



latest headlines
Judge Kaba Reserves Ruling In E.J. Roye Building Case
Judge Yussuf D. Kaba of the Civil Law Court has reserved ruling in a motion for Declaratory Judgment filed by some individuals calling themselves ...more
CENTAL Raises Eyebrow About Political Parties Spending
The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) has expressed concern over the expenditure of political parties on fleets of n ...more
LTA, Partners End Int’l Internet Workshop
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and partners have ended a two-day international workshop on ICANN (the Internet Cooperation for As ...more
Liberia To Host GIABA Plenary, Ministerial Meetings
Liberia will host the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 27th Technical Commission/Plenary and 17th M ...more
GOL, Sweden Sign US$21.6m Accord On Feeder Roads In 7 Counties
The Governments of Liberia and Sweden have signed a US$21.6 million agreement to support the third phase of the Liberia-Swedish Feeder Roads Proj ...more
Defense Ministry Relaxes Camp Ramrod Eviction
The Ministry of Defense has with immediate effect put on hold its notice of eviction to inhabitants of the 72nd Camp Ramrod Barracks in Paynesvil ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency