Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor has provided 8,000 gallons of fuel to the Cuttington University (CU) to improve the quality of electricity at the University.
Making the donation over the weekend at CU Campus, Vice President Taylor said some companies and businesses including the MNG Gold, a Turkish Mining company operating in Kokoyah Statutory District, of Bong County was among other that contributed to the initiative.
Mrs. Taylor also presented US$2500.00 to the Cuttington University students union and promised to engage Orange Liberia to ensure the provision of internet service to the university.
The intervention was made following an appeal by the students and administration at the university in the wake of limited electricity to effectively run the institution in Suakoko District.
She informed students and authorities at Cuttington that she will work with President George Weah to ensure that the payment of subsidy that belongs to the Cuttington University is increased in other to ease the difficulties that the University is going through.
VP Taylor admitted that the Bong County legislative caucus due the University huge sum of money and promise to lobby with the current legislative caucus of Bong County to reimburse.
Mrs. Taylor who is a former Bong County Senator, encouraged students at the university to make use of the available opportunity in pursuing their education. She calls on them to take advantage of the sciences.
In remarks, Cuttington University President Dr. Harmon Brown commanded the vice president for her timely intervention, telling her that the gesture will be used for its intended purpose in other to help create conducive learning environment for students attending the University in the County.
By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong–Edited by Winston W. Parley