Is Bomi Ready for July 26?
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed satisfaction with the implementation of development projects in Bomi County for the hosting of the July 26, 2013 National Independence Day celebrations .
Speaking to journalists in Tubmanburg, Bomi County over the weekend after a tour of development [projects earmarked for the July 26 celebrations, President Sirleaf said she is optimistic and getting convinced that the implementation of the projects will be completed in time for the July 26 celebrations.
The President said she has made a tour of the facilities under construction out of concerns that construction works will be done on time and that contractors will work as promised. She praised the people of Bomi County especially government officials for the level of cooperation given to ensure that the projects will be completed on time.
“Some of you are constructing or modernizing your respective homes, building commercial centers such as guest houses all of which will help to boost the July26 Independence Day celebrations,” she said.
The areas that the President toured included stop-overs at the Gueh Bridge and the Klay Bridge which are facilities under renovation. She also visited Bromley Mission, where she inspected the renovation of the science building while at the Ricks Institute, the President expressed admiration for the refurbished girls’ dormitory.
The presidential entourage also made a stop at Gbah, where she inspected the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Market Building that is under construction to be handed over for the July 26 Celebrations in Bomi County.
While in Tubmanburg, the capital city of the County, the President made a brief stop at the West African Exams Council (WAEC) head-office, the superintendent’s residence, chief’s compound, and the presidential palace that is under construction.
Upon arrival in Tubmanburg, Internal Affairs Minister Morris M. Dukuly at the head of a cross-section of the citizens and residents of the county gave the President a rousing welcome.
Minister Dukuly lauded President Sirleaf for her exceptional leadership qualities, which demonstrate that the ‘Vision 2030’ development plan of the government will be realized.
The Internal Affairs Minister urged all citizens to put hands on deck to work harder for the sustainable growth of Bomi County even after the July 26 celebrations.
“The coming July 26 celebrations in Bomi must be viewed by Liberians in the context of a sober reflection on the past, present and future of Liberians as a people and as a nation and not for Bomi alone,” he said. Daniel S. Davies Report
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