President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
President Sirleaf Dedicates Several Projects Ahead of July 26
MONROVIA, July 27 (LINA)- President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the Alpha Kapa Alpha Sorority for the construction of the
Omega Market Village in Paynesville and described the organization "as a “True Partner whose dedication, commitment and passion contributed to the realization of the project."
According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader made the remarks on Saturday, July 23, 2016 during the official dedication
of the Omega Market Village in Paynesville City, outside Monrovia.
The Liberian leader disclosed that measures are being instituted for the full relocation of marketers from the densely populated Red-light
Market to the Omega Village. She said there are also plans for the expansion and completion of the Omega Market Village project in 2017.
She stressed the need for marketers to take ownership of the village to ensure that it is maintained properly.
The Liberian leader called on the Business Community to erect stores and business centers including educational facilities at the Omega
Village to meet the needs of marketers and their associates.
Receiving the keys to the Omega Market Village, President Sirleaf said the marketers can begin using the facility while awaiting its
completion in 2017. President Sirleaf requested authorities of the Liberia Marketing Associations and the Liberia National Police to
ensure that commercial truck drivers currently congesting the Red light Market start using the Omega market facility to unload goods and
services brought outside of the city limits.
She used the occasion to commend all those who made good their contributions to Alpha Kapa Alpha Sorority to support the construction
of the Omega Market Village.
Meanwhile, President Sirleaf has dedicated and cut the ribbon to the newly constructed modern state of the Art Police Station in the ELWA
Community in Electoral District No. 6.
In remarks during the ceremony, she said although this year’s July 26 celebration was meant to take place in three counties in Southeastern
Liberia, the celebrations were truncated due to budgetary constraints.
She said she was truly delighted to see a well-constructed Police Station that represents what she had wanted to see as a development
project ready for dedication.
President Sirleaf used the occasion to commend authorities of the Liberia National Police for the construction of the facility, which,
she noted, indicates Liberia’s preparedness to take over the country’s
security from UNMIL.
Speaking further, she pledged government’s support in furnishing the station with everything the station needs to function.
In remarks, Police Inspector General Col. Massaquoi thanked President Sirleaf for her leadership and promised to effectively use the
facilities as requested by the President.
As part of her dedicatory tour, President Sirleaf visited the Mount Barclay Children Rescue Center where she commended the Proprietor, Mr.
Alexander Collins for helping to mold the minds of children to be good future leaders and presented several assorted food items including
rice and fish, as 26 celebration gifts.
In a related development, the Liberian leader visited the 72nd Community, where she turned on the new lights installed by the Liberia
Electricity Corporation with support from the World Bank.
She thanked the LEC Management and the World Bank for the project adding, “When we spoke of small light today and big light tomorrow,
this was what we were referring to”. She said: “Today you have lights in your homes and community but we want to assure you of big light
The Liberian leader assured citizens and residents of the 72nd Community of government’s commitment to turning the Mount Coffee Hydro
Power on come December 2016
The tour also took the Liberia leader to the Kids Educational Engagement Project, (KEEP) on the Duport Road where she admonished
students to take their lessons seriously, learn how to love their country and be nationalistic as well as the GSA Road, where she
inspected the Ride Health Motor Vehicle Garage.