Sen. Tokpa clarifies health speculations

County Senator Dr. Henrique Flomo Tokpa has described as untrue, speculations that he traveled to the United States of America for medical treatment.Dr. Tokpa left for the US following his election as Bong County Senatorial in a by – election, sparking controversy in the County as others thought that he had traveled to attend to health issues.

But contrary to the speculation, the former Cuttington University president recently told reporters in the county that he did not go to the US for treatment as been perceived by others.Instead, he says he traveled to the US to lobby on behalf of the people of Bong County.

He says it is important that he fulfills promises he made to the electorate during the campaign period, stressing that such promises will quickly be fulfilled based on the support of international partners.

According to him, Bong County stands to benefit a lot from his recent trip, naming the strengthening of the Maryland Sister City relations and medical materials as some of those things that Bong County will benefit in the soonest possible time.

When quizzed about how he is going to reconcile the County leadership as promised during the campaign, Dr Tokpa says reconciliation is a process and not an event.

He told reporters that with the level of experience he has in leadership, he will gradually reconcile the caucus. He maintains that when it is done, Bong County will move forward in development.

By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong–Edited by Winston W. Parley

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