Superintendent, Janjay Baikpeh with former Gender Minister Julius Duncan-Cassell Grand Bassa County newly appointed Superintendent, Janjay Baikpeh promises to focus on food production in the county for both local consumption commercial purposes.
Janjay, who the 43rd Superintendent of Bassa notes that food, farm-to- market road, peace, unity and reconciliation are vital areas his administration will prioritize.
Speaking during his induction on Friday, 30 March in the port city of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, characterized by scores of county officials and ordinary citizens parading through the principal streets of Buchanan before an elaborate program at the Unification Pavilion, he says the Coalition for Democratic Change is bringing everyone onboard to contribute to the development of the county and the country at large.
Mr. Baikpeh, a long-time CDC loyalist, further vows to make reconciliation and unity as hallmarks of his administration.“You have all come here today not because I am handsome; you have come because you love Grand Bassa and you want to see us working together to achieve development”, he tells his kinsmen.
Superintendent Baikpeh continues that his administration will strive to strengthen unity and promote peaceful co-existence as a mean of expanding development in Grand Bassa County.
“I will be less political, I will do my work, work with the county leaders to promote President George Weah’s pro-poor agenda”. He lauds President Weah for giving him an opportunity to lead his people, and promising to expand farm-to-market roads that would enhance local food production.
Amidst the elaborate induction ceremony, the CDC loyalist inherits a daunting task to ensure that the county, deeply rooted in politics, reconciles and works in unity.
Assistant Internal Affairs Minister, Abubarka Bah, on behalf of his boss Varney Sirleaf, promises to work with the new superintendent to improve the county.
-Editing by Jonathan Browne