Bong County Senator Dr. Henrique Flomo Tokpa has brought in to the country US$350,000 worth of medical supplies for onward distribution to hospitals and clinics in Bong County. Speaking at a press conference at his Hilltop Hotel in Gbarnga recently, Sen. Tokpa said with the support of the Friends of Tokpah based in the United States of America he was able to bring into the country essential medical supplies for citizens of the county.
Some of the supplies include hand gloves, hospital bed, wheelchair and other essential clinical supplies.He says during his campaign tour in various parts of the county, he observed the shortages of essential drugs and other medical supplies at various health facilities.
Dr. Tokpah says the medical supplies which are being kept in his warehouse will be turned over to health authorities of the county for onward distribution.He thanks the Friends of Tokpah in the US for their continued contributions toward him and reaffirms his commitment in working with the group in and out of Liberia.
The Bong County Senator also urges health workers of the county to use the supplies for their intended purpose.Sen. Tokpah indicates that he has a conviction that the supplies will touch all parts of the county, saying health is paramount to the wellbeing of citizens of the county.
He vows to keep supporting the sector in order to cater to the health need of Bongese, describing health as his first priority at the moment.Sen. Tokpah promises to work effectively in the best interest of the county.
By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong–Edited by Winston W. Parley