Residents of Bassa Town, a congested neighborhood in Riverview community along the Double Bridge belt in Gardnersville face imminent life-threatening danger as a light pole erected by the Liberian Electricity Corporation in the neighborhood slowly tumbles down with high tension wire hanging over homes.
The light pole currently provides electricity to several homes in the neighborhood.They are calling on the Liberia Electricity Corporation for quick intervention to avert possible loss of innocent lives and properties.
Community Chairman John Barchue appeals to authorities of the LEC to intervene by replacing the falling light pole to save lives.
He laments that as a result of the situation; fully charged electrical wires are hanging over homes and pathways, posing serious threat to human lives and properties.
The Liberia Electricity Corporation coordinator for the River View Community only identified as “Nasty” directs residents to take a former complaint to the LEC with photo evidence, insisting that he can’t act on his own without instruction from head office.
The home of one family in the same neighborhood encountered electrical shocks recently, experiencing abrupt outage, and putting the family in darkness.Meanwhile, residents have resolved to take the matter to the LEC to seek attention and find remedy.