President George Weah, is inspecting some the of the road project in Montserrado County along with government officials including Public Works Minister Mabutu Nyepan

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.

Section of the Paynesville Red-Light Road under construction

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.

President Weah addressing huge number of citizens who turn up on the tour of the road projects.

The people made special reference to the construction of the Ganta-Zwedru Road linking Nimba and Zwedru City, Grand Gedeh County.

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Jos Garneo Cephas Sr. has reported as online and broadcast Journalist on Human rights, Civil Society and development issues for the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS/ELBC) for about nine years. He worked in West Africa for Ghana Daily Guide Newspaper for ten years, as Human Rights Reporter, Liberia Desk Editor, and an international volunteer and Fellow of Journalist for Humana Rights (JHR). He Founded the Communication for Awareness and Development, a Non for Profit International NGO and the Vision Newspaper in Ghana, as publisher, Editor-In-Chief and stringed for the Voice Of America(VOA) at the height of the refugee crisis, covering more than 42,000 Liberian refugees in Ghana including other West Africans for several years in the sub-region. Jos Garneo Cephas Sr. has a BSc in modern-day Development Studies, and AA-Degree in Journalism, Public Relations and Entrepreneurship and Founder and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Liberia leading Social enterprise, Heartbeat Tourism for Sustainable Development(HTSD), Liberia Inc. He has numerous publications on opinions and developmental issues for leading Ghanaian and Liberian newspapers and magazines and online, and has provided national and international media consultancies, and is researching for a publication on “Tourism Its Impact and Youth Employment”.


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