MONROVIA, LIBERIA (Varflay Kamara) – President George Weah has begun a nation-wide inspection of government’s ongoing roads development project beginning with a tour of seminar development projects in Montserrado County.
The Liberian leader began the tour by inspecting the Gbengba Town, VOA Road Project being implemented by the East China Company.
President Weah made the disclosure when he announced the resumption of nation-wide road projects Thursday, January 9, 2020 while touring the Montserrado County project.
Addressing residents of the community, President Weah, assured them that in 2020, government has placed emphasis on the completion of unfinished projects.
The Liberian Chief Executive, reiterated that road connectivity will be a key priority under his administration.
In his remarks, Public Works Minister, Mobutu Nyenpan, said the ministry is in close partnership with the construction companies to ensure quality works on the roads.
Meanwhile the inhabitants of Lower Nimba County are appealing to President Weah to prioritize road connectivity in the county. The people of Nimba also emphasized that the connection of roads remain a major challenge for free movement of residents and commercial goods and services especially during rainy season.
According to ELBC Lower Nimba County Correspondent, Fred Yeegbeh, the people are finding it difficult to carry out agriculture activities and the lack of healthcare are among some of the hindrances due to bad roads in the areas.
The people made special reference to the construction of the Ganta-Zwedru Road linking Nimba and Zwedru City, Grand Gedeh County.