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AAUL Donates US$11k Arm Chairs, Photo Copiers To UL
By Robert Dixon
MONROVIA, April 7 (LINA) - The Alumni Association of the University of Liberia (AAUL) Thursday donated 200 wooden arm chairs and two digital hard drive photocopiers valued at US$11,118 to the University.
Presenting the items to the UL Administration, AAUL President James S. Davis said the association was happy to identify with the UL Administration to ease some of the problems confronting it.
He said the AAUL decided to donate the photocopiers to the school owing to the problems they face during registration, and hoped that the donation would ease some of the problems at the institution.
He said the Association decided to provide the 200 wooden arm chairs as its way of paying back to the University that groomed them and to ease the problem of sitting capacity at the institution.
The AAUL President recalled that the association provided materials to the University and launched a clean-up campaign on the UL campus during the outbreak of the Ebola disease.
Davis said the campaign which, he described, as successful, was intended to give the University a face lift.
He lauded President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the managements of the National Port Authority, National Social Security and Welfare Corporation as well as all Alumni of the University for their contributions that enabled it contribute to the university.
He said funds used to purchase the items came from the AAUL fund raising rally which was launched by President Sirleaf last year.
Receiving the items, the UL Vice President for Academic Affairs and acting President, Dr. Ophelia I. Weeks, lauded the AAUL for the donation and assured that the items would be used for the intended purpose.