9 June 2014

Liberia: NASSCORP On the Move

With the inauguration of a magnificent complex, the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation (NASSCORP) is said to be on the move, preparing to go beyond public expectations. While relishing the inauguration of its State-of-the- art Commercial Complex, NASSCORP has announced plans to launch deeper once more, this time embarking on the construction of a diagnostic center in Liberia.

Though no specific time is attached to start of construction work, NASSCORP's Director General, Dewitte Vanballmoos announced that plans are in advanced stage.

The Center will afford Liberians opportunity to be tested of various diseases here in Liberia instead of traveling out of Liberia, as the case has been over time.

The divulgence of information about the construction of diagnostic center was part of his remarks at the dedication of NASSCORP House last Friday.

The dedication drew dozens of officials of the government, including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Enthralled by the Corporation's evidential achievement, Mr. Vanballmoos said NASCORP embarked upon the project with its own sourced finances in the tone of US$11 million.

He thanked staff of NASSCORPincluding former Director General Francis Cabah for the support that led to the actualization of the dream.

It was under the watch of Mr. Cabah as Director the idea for the construction of the complex was conceived and put into motion.

The building was designed and constructed by Liberian engineers and contractors, an achievement NASCORP reeled.

Representatives Eugene Fallah-kpaka who spoke at the red-lettered occasion hailed the management of NASSCORP for such a magnificent and historic undertaking, and called on other public institutions to emulate and follow the excellent example of NASSCORP by getting involved in real estate development, such as hotels, housings and guest houses construction.

According to him, the construction of the multifaceted structures will certainly change the dynamics of Liberia's development agenda.

Rep. Fallah-Kpaka also struck an intriguing arpeggio when he reminded the gathering that of the importance of legacy, saying "No institution, no official of government, no president should brag of legacy amidst empty promises." In her remarks, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf thanked the management of NASSCORP for the excellent achievement.

"I am thankful to management of NASSCORP for this transformative contribution," she said, attributing same to sound management, good organization and hard work.

The president hailed the participation of Liberian-owned engineers in the work, saying it speaks volume of Liberianization agenda being so craved.

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