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President Sirleaf receives traditional welcome in Foya


Pres. Sirleaf Dedicates Several Development Projects In Foya

FOYA, LOFA COUNTY, May 6 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated several development projects in Lofa County as part of a tour of the county.

She dedicated the Sorlumba Market, a Commissioner Compound in Foya, Kaiha Bridge that connects Kolahum to Lukabeh and Wahasam in Kolahun District, a Police depot in Samodu, and an Administrative Building.

According to an Executive Mansion release, other projects dedicated are the Chief Musa Gboni Kamara Compound, and Chief Compound in Samodu, Quadu-Gboni District.

She also toured the Voinjama City Water Project and dedicated Vezela Bridge and Town Hall in Vezela Town, among others.

The Liberian leader arrived in Foya, Lofa County on May 1 in continuation of the fourth leg of the county tour, which took her to several towns and districts including Sorlumba, Yaladu, Sardu, Passia, Kolahum, Kolbah City, Voinjama, Samodu, Quadu-Gboni , Vezela, Kornia and Zorzor districts.

She held interactive town hall meetings, inspected ongoing projects and dedicated several completed development projects.

President Sirleaf was welcomed by traditional chiefs, elders, rural women, youth, students, motorcyclists as well as the local county leaders led by Superintendent George Dunor and members of the County Legislative Caucus.

The County Tour is among other things intended to acknowledge and appreciate citizens for keeping 11 years of continued peace and for electing her twice as President.

She gave out gifts to children, the elderly women and men who lined the road to greet and welcome her.

At a Town Hall meeting held in Foya and Kolahum Districts, President Sirleaf said she was pleased to be in Lofa County and said no President or administration has done more development than her government.

She commended the people of Foya City for their earnest desire for peace as manifested by their cooperation with the government for the past 11 years.

The Liberian Chief Executive emphasized that she did not only come to Foya to dedicate projects but to also interact with citizens and thanked them for keeping the peace and their strong support to the government during the last 11 years.


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