The Bong County Service Center (BCSC) through the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has announced collection of over LD$3,582,000.00 plus US$5,425.00 as total revenue generated during October 2018.
Speaking in an interview with this paper on Tuesday, 27 November Bong County Service Center Coordinator Jefferson Gbaryan said during the month of October, they were able to offer services to 964 end- users in the county.
He says out of the 964 end – users were 850 males, 110 females and 4 couples.According to him, the Ministry of Transport generated LD$3184,176.00) plus US$3,890.00, making the highest revenue generating entity that month.It was followed by the Ministry of Labor, LD$104,305, plus US$$1,175.00 and the Ministry of Commence with LD$229,774.99.
He says despite the many internal challenges, the Service Center delivered services to the people of Bong County and it’s surroundings.According to Mr. Gbaryan, from May 2018, they have not been able to continue their regular awareness in the various districts through the allotment provided by the government of Liberia 2017/2018 Fiscal Year to promote the usages of the county service center by means of delivery in the county.
Mr. Gbaryan further says due to some administrative challenges, they have not been able to issue the ECOWAS Biometric Identification Card; Adult Birth Certificates, Western Marriage Certificates, Printing of Drivers Licenses, Alternative Medicine, Divorce Certificates and Business Certificate, which are serious problems to the Service Center. He has meanwhile called on government to provide a utility vehicle to enhance the work of the center.
By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong–Edited by Winston W. Parley