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Bong County Electoral District #2 Representative, Prince Karmue Moye, has made available a set of road building materials for a road project that seeks to connect 10 villages in Kpaai District, Bong. The donation followed an appeal by a citizen of the community.

Materials donated include two wheelbarrows, five shovels and four pink-axes. Making the presentation on behalf of the lawmaker, Unity Party Bong County Secretary General, Arthur Bestman, said Representative Moye being a lawmaker without a border, is committed to serving the needs of the people of the county.

Mr. Bestman said the contribution from the lawmaker is an initial effort, and called on the communities to use the materials for the intended purpose. Taking delivery of the materials, a prominent citizen of the community, Eli Gotogan, lauded Representative Moye for listening to those who are not members of his constituency.

Gotogan told reporters that the tools would greatly help to improve the livelihood of the people.The road under construction connects Fanti to Goe-yo-mue and other villages in Wolota Clan, Kpaai District.

Amb. Sulonteh donates to quarantined communities

In an effort to eradicate the deadly Ebola virus here, Liberia’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the United States has identified with two quarantined communities in Bong County. Ambassador Jeremiah C. Sulonteh has donated to Millionaire Quarter and Civil Compound communities, respectively in Gbarnga.

The Ambassador through the ‘Friends of Sulonteh’ based in Liberia presented 62 bags of 25-kilogram rice, 34 buckets, and over four cartons of cholera to both communities to be used in the fight against Ebola.

Presenting the items, the acting national chairman of the ‘Friends of Sulonteh’ or FOS,  Joshua Sackie, said it was Ambassador Sulunteh’s own way of identifying with the people of his homeland amidst the Ebola crisis.

Mr. Sackie said the Liberian Ambassador understands the current health hazard that is taking a dangerous trench in West Africa with Liberia recording the highest death rate according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Receiving the materials, the leaders of both communities Edwin Miller and Moses Maweah, lauded Ambassador Sulonteh for the donation, which they termed as very remarkable. The duo then promised to equally distribute the assorted food materials amongst community members. At the same time, Ambassador Sulunteh has also presented US$1050.00 to the Bong County Ebola Task Force to bolster efforts in training nurses.

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