Montserrado County District #17 Rep. Hanson S. Kiazolu has outlined achievements he made during the first sitting of the first session of the 54th Legislature.Making a report to his people in Brewerville Saturday, 19 January Rep. Kiazolu said it was the first of its kind for the district to achieve so many in a short period.
According to him, during the period under review, he undertook several projects, including empowerment of market women, youth and students’ empowerment, health and the construction of a modern bridge linking Virginia Waterside Community with Red Hill Field Community.
He also names the construction of five hand pumps, and rehabilitation of feeder roads, among others.
Kiazolu explains that for the transformation and development of the district to be achieved, it must begin from the level of the communities, saying it was was one of his major priorities.
According to the lawmaker, during the period under review, his leadership was able to engage some community leaders so as to keep a good relationship between the people and their leader.
Rep. Kaizolu adds that as part of efforts to ensure sanitation within the district, he launched a community latrine project from which community dwellers are to benefit, beginning with the Gbateah Town Community.
Kiazolu says his leadership has carried out the rehabilitation of major communities’ feeder roads which will soon be transformed to asphalt pavement by the Ministry of Public Works.
He adds that those roads include Banjor Community Road, and Mango Town to Iron Gate Road, among others.
He also talked about giving out L$500,000 to empower some market women in the district and L$250,000 to petit businesses.Rep. Kiazolu promises to continue this initiative during the next five years of his tenure, adding that electricity in his district is a must.
By Bridgett Milton–Edited by Winston W. Parley