- Search Results
 
 
Gbarnga Streets To Be Paved Soon
Date Uploaded: Jul 12, 2015

 Bong County Senator Henry Yallah

 

 

Gbarnga Streets To Be Paved Soon

By Philip T. Singbah, LINA Bong County Correspondent

GBARNGA, July 8 (LINA) - Bong County Senator Henry Yallah says President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has endorsed a decision from the April 19, 2015 County Development Council Sitting to pave major streets in Gbarnga City.

Making the disclosure to the Liberia News Agency in Gbarnga Wednesday, Senator Yallah said President Sirleaf endorsed the project at a meeting with the Bong County Legislative Caucus in Monrovia recently.

The Bong County Legislative Caucus Chairman told LINA that President Sirleaf has also validated the US$1.8 million allocation for the re-commencement of construction works on the Bong County Technical College (BCTC).

Yallah explained that a team of engineers from the Ministry of Public Works is expected in Gbarnga this week to do an assessment of streets that are to be paved.

He noted that the report from the assessment team will pave the way for a bidding process and the subsequent commencement of the project.

Speaking on the re-commencement of construction works on various projects in the county, Yallah said the county’s administration is working towards the completion of government’s PPCC processes to get the county funding from the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to complete the projects. 

Projects targeted include the Bong County Technical College, District Commissioner Residences in Gbartala,  Zota and Suakoko, Botota High School and the Kokoyah Administration Building, all of which came to a standstill as the result of the Ebola Outbreak in 2014.

The county’s administration was also unable to pay over US$1 million to various higher institutions of learning in the country as tuition for several Bong County students studying at those institutions.

The institutions include Cuttington University, Stella Maris Polytechnic, African Methodist Episcopal Zion University (AMEZU), African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU), University of Liberia (UL) and the Booker Washington Institute (BWI), among others.

He called on citizens of the county to exercise restraint as everything is being done by the Caucus and the County Administration to implement the recommendations from the County Council Sitting.

LINA PTS/PSN/GDJ/PTK

latest headlines
CSA Honors Two For Diligent Performance
The Civil Service Agency (CSA) has honored Mr. Roland D. Kallon of the Agency and Mr. John T. Davies of the Ministry of Justice for excellent and ...more
Grand Mufti Warns Against Divisive Campaigning During Election
The Grand Mufti of Liberia, Abubaker Sumaworo, has warned Liberians against divisive campaigning in the upcoming election. ...more
Bong Citizens Honor Pres. Sirleaf for Leadership, Peace, Stability
Citizens of Bong County have honored President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for her “exceptional leadership, commitment to peace, development and stab ...more
Liberia Backs Kuwait’s Peace Initiatives In Middle East
The Government of Liberia has said it welcomes the efforts of His Highness, the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sa ...more
Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Djibouti On 40th Independence Day
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to her colleague, the President of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Ismail Omar Gu ...more
Ellen Lives Up To Promises Made During Nationwide Tour
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has fulfilled several promises made to institutions and individuals during her recent nationwide county tour. ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency