By Patrick N. Mensah, Maryland County
Fish Town, River Gee County: A group under the banner of River Gee citizens based in the Diaspora has presented several assorted materials, including 10 E-readers and 22,000 textbooks to doctors and teachers of River Gee through its country director Mr. Barkue Sayee.
The presentation ceremony was held at the county health facility on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, bringing together several health workers, teachers, and residents including local authorities.
Director Sayee said the main objective of River Gee Citizen Association in America (RIGCAA) is to help support various sectors in the county.
Director Sayee said RIGCAA is well prepared under the leadership of Mr. Isaac Chellepo Toe to continue to support the native land (River Gee County) with other necessary materials.
Receiving the E-readers on behave of the health sector, County Health Officer Dr. Trokon Washington, expressed gratitude for such a wonderful intervention in the county health sector.
He noted that E-readers are used to store documents either by phones or thru computers to assist doctors in medical research.
He said materials donated came at the right time and promised that they will be used for their intended purposes.
At the same time, the organization has presented about twenty-two thousand textbooks to the educational sector of the county.
Director Barku Sayee said the books and other items are the organization’s way of supporting the educational sector there.
He said it’s necessary to help the Weah-led government in supporting the educational system of River Gee and Liberia at large.
Receiving the books, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Mr. J. Doe Wleh described the donation as a golden opportunity for the county.
Mr. Doe noted that RIGCAA has also made available twenty laptops including two (5.5 KVA) generators to the Tweh Jaikaly and Gbeapo Multilateral high schools, respectively to enable students to become computer literate.
County Superintendent Philip Q. Nyanuh lauded the RIGCAA family for such continued support to the people of River Gee.
Superintendent Nyanuh urged the people of River Gee to continue to open their arms and welcome developments that are coming forward by embracing the good gesture from their kinsmen in the Diaspora. Editing by Jonathan Browne