Gbarpolu County Superintendent, Armah Sando, says construction for a 22-kilometer by county officials in collaboration with members of the Armed Forces of Liberia or AFL, has been completed.
Superintendent Sando told a local radio station here Monday, 22 May that as part of government’s effort to boost development, the road was constructed to bring relief to the people of Gaylayah District.
He says residents of the district have expressed satisfaction over the initiative, because it is first of its kind for such a development to be taken to that part of Gbarpolu County.
The County Superintendent told UNMIL Radio that in the history of Gbarpolu, residents of Gaylayah District had never seen [car] road.“For me I think the joint efforts by the AFL and Gbarpolu Legislative Caucus in constructing this 22- kilometer road speaks volume to the fact that our county is getting on the right path of transformation”, Supt. Sando says.
He also reveals that the bridge has been constructed at the cost of US$300,000 over the Timber River to enable citizens to cross to other counties.In concluding, Supt. Sando complains that Gbarpolu’s major constraint is human resource development, while the lack of adequate health facilities remains a problem as well.
By Lewis S. Teh -Edited by Winston W. Parley