8 February 2018

Liberia: Former Student Leader Commends Weah

The former President of AME Zion University Student Government is commending President George M. Weah for appointing three Bomi County citizens in his government.

Varney named those appointed as Varney Sirleaf, Minister of Internal Affairs-designate; Eugene L. Fahngon, Deputy Minister-designate, Ministry of Information and Sam Mannah, Presidential Press Secretary.

He said the three individuals are prepared to aid the President succeeds in his pro-poor agenda.

"We believe that those individuals appointed are qualified, prepared and ready to contribute their quota in making Liberia a better place," he said.

However, Varney urged the appointees to make their present felt in the government by ensuring that the President agenda is realize, while always referencing the people of Bomi County.

The former student leader cautioned the appointees to see their appointment as an opportunity to make their county proud.

Varney: "We believe that the president is doing his best to accommodate all sector of our society; however, those being appointed should not see it as their right, but an opportunity to serve the Liberian people. Moreover, let them see the pro-poor agenda as a primary tool in the forward movement of our country."

Continuing, he said "Bomi County has been graded as a poor county thus making the UNDP to initiate a pro-poor program (Cash transfer) to help our citizens, even though President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, who claimed to hail from the county, didn't do much to impact their lives of our people."

Varney called on elected officials of the county, especially Rep. Edwin M. Snowe, Rep. Manah Bishop Johnson and Rep. Haja Fata Siryon to work together in order to improve the lives of the citizens.

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