Deputy Public Works Minister for Administration, Mr. Jackson Paye has pledged the ministry’s commitment to work with young people across the Country. Speaking to this paper following a three-day training in Ganta, Nimba County Mr. Paye said for any nation to develop, it youth should be involved in the development process.
He called on participants of the training to return to their various communities and serve as peace ambassadors. The training brought together over 80 young people, who were trained on how to help the ministry maintain 636kms feeder roads across the county being constructed under a joint project by the Government of Liber and the Government of Sweden [LSFRP].
It was held on the theme, Environmental impact mitigation, gender-mainstreaming and HIV and AIDS awareness with communities involved in labor-based routine maintenance of feeder roads in Nimba County.
For his part, Assistant Public Works Minister for Rural Development, Sumoiwuo Harris lauded the youth for attending the training and urged them to share the knowledge acquired with their colleagues, who did benefit from the exercise.
By Franklin Doloquee, Nimba-Editing by Jonathan Browne