As the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus continues, a Senatorial candidate in Bong County has donated to the Bong County Health team and other health institutions assorted medical supplies to the tone of US$2,000.00.
According to Augustus J. Flomo, his donation was against the backdrop of the huge sacrifices health workers in the county were made in order to save lives. Mr. Flomo said, the virus can only be overcome when one joins the process irrespective of political differences, underscoring that fighting Ebola should not be left with health workers alone.
Augustus Flomo said Ebola can only be tackled if citizens join hands with health workers. He donated four spraying cans, four buckets, ten thermoflash and other disinfectants. His gesture also extended to the Joseph Manyango and the Determiner clinics in Gbarnga.
Receiving the items, Bong County Health Team Administrator Fatormah Jusu thanked Augustus Flomo, describing his gesture as very worthy in the fight against Ebola. He called on other well-meaning citizens to emulate the example of Mr. Flomo.
Also at the Joseph Manyango and determiner clinics, Flomo was lauded for his effort in helping to reduce the spread of the disease which has already claimed more than 1000 lives in the country. In a related development, the Liberia Business Association- Bong County Chapter has presented one hundred, Ninety One gallons of fuel to the Bong County Ebola Task Force.
Making the presentation on behalf of LIBA- Bong County Chapter recently, its Coordinator, Moses Marston said the donation was on the basis of the level of progress being made by the task force in the fight against the Ebola disease.
He assured the County Task Force that the business community in Bong County was committed to the fight against the Ebola virus. He noted that the donation was made in consultation with the LIBA national office in Monrovia. Mr. Marston, on behalf of his corporation, also presented Thirty gallons of fuel to the Office of the Superintendent and another Thirty gallon to the Joint Security.
Receiving the fuel on behalf of the Bong County Ebola Taskforce, Superintendent Selena Polson-Mappy commended the business community for the donation, assuring that it would be used for the purpose intended. Superintendent Mappy conveyed special thanks to the business community, especially for making available 30 gallons of fuel to her office.