The Informer (Monrovia)

Liberia: CBL Vows to Save Liberia's Economy - As Governor Jones Assures More Loans

The Executive Governor of t he Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Dr. J. Mills Jones, has stated that the bank will work robustly to save the economy of the country, while assuring the public of more microfinance program.

While dedicating the newly constructed rural community Finance Institution in Karnplay, Nimba County, Jones advised citizens of Liberia to join the fight against poverty in the country.

He added that "no one, irrespective of geographic location should see poverty as their destiny, adding that poverty is not the destiny of Liberians."

Governor Jones urged citizens of Nimba County to use the new facility to improve their living conditions throughout the county.

He added that the CBL is working to revamp the country's damaged economy through the provision of microfinance programs in line with the bank's police of financial inclusion.

According to Governor Jones, the bank will continue its microfinance initiative to afford Liberians the space to access credit loans as a means of fighting poverty in the country. He stressed that the bank will work robustly to save the economy of the country.

Jones said the Board of Governors at the CBL remain committed to the fight in the eradication of extreme poverty and other forms of inequalities from post economic conflict Liberia.

He added that the bank is prepared to extend its microfinance program to other parts of the country as a means of boosting the country's economy.

For his part, the Senior Senator of Nimba County, Prince Johnson, said the people of Nimba will continue to work in making sure the CBL operates cooperatively.

He therefore used the occasion to pledge his fullest support to the bank's microfinance program currently taking place in his county.

During the program, several eminent citizens of Nimba County turned out to grace the occasion.

Jones and his entourage were warmly received by marketers, entrepreneurs, members of the federation of Road Transport Union, Motorcyclists, students, woman groups as well as the general public.

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