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PleeboSodoken Statutory District representative hopeful Dr. Wollor E. Torpoe, is expected to shortly dedicate several infrastructural projects in the district. Friends of Dr. Torpoe had over the years embarked on several construction projects based on request from the people.


The group is undertaking the construction of a chief office in Pleebo town, had constructed a palaver hut at Pleebo City hall, and also building a palaver hut in Nemeken. As part of initiative to give equal opportunity to residents of the district in terms of development, it has constructed a bridge for the people of Gbaken, and also broke grounds for the construction of a six-classroom school building in the town.

The Friends of Dr. Torpoe, also constructed a bridge for the people of Say liken to enable the movement of vehicles to the town, and is constructing a palaver hut for the purpose of holding town hall discussions. The group also constructed a bridge in Nikpachilue and is constructing a palaver hut in Basseken as well as a primary school in Kaiken, Kwedoken, and renovation of a church in Gewolorken. 

Speaking in an interview with this paper in Pleebo, the Agriculturist-turned politician disclosed that the “Friends of Torpoe” is expected to construct a district representative office in Pleebo City that will host lawmakers passing through the district. He said people of the district deserve development despite the remoteness of the district.
The aspirant recently donated a 5KVA generator to Liberia National Police in Pleebo City, and built a seating capacity for match officials and players at the Pleebo sports ground besides donating several jerseys to community teams in the district, including boots to the district team.

The representative hopeful said he is yet to decide on which political party’s ticket to contest in the upcoming representative election, despite being approached by the Alternative National Congress of corporate executive Alexander Cummings, and other parties in the county.  He describes the upcoming representative election as “no sell pay” and calls on citizens not to pay attention to NICOM products or cane juice as they had been fooled over the years by politicians.

Dr. Torpoe also lauded community dwellers for being supportive of projects executed in their areas. Mr. SiehNyema of Nikpachilue on behalf of the town with a population of over 1,500 persons, said the construction of a bridge in the town by the “Friends of Torpoe” has brought light to their area as vehicles are now entering the town for the first time since it was created several years ago. PleeboSodoken Statutory District is currently represented by Dr. Bhofal Chamber of the Congress for Democratic Change, who is seeking re-election.

By George K. Momo/ Maryland-Editing by Jonathan Browne

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