Monrovia — As part of efforts to continually improve the well-being and living conditions of the people of Grand Kru County and decentralized developments; Deputy Speaker J. Fonati Koffa, in his first week of citizens' engagement, has donated 25 pieces of solar streets light to Niplaikpo in Jloh Statutory District.
The City of Niplai, is the first traditional city of Grand Kru County on the border of Sinoe County, and is famously known as the "City of No Retreat - No Turning Back" where citizens across the country go to seek solutions from modern gods, Under the Orange Tree.
The Grand Kru County District#2 Representative also donated 30 bags of cement for the renovation of the Niplai Public Elementary School and formally launch his Safe and Clean Water Project, with a commitment of installing two handpumps in April.
Elder Nicholas Treuh and Clan Chief David Nagbe thanked the lawmaker for the light and bags of cement but encouraged him to go "Under the Orange Tree."
Niplai City Mayor Oliver Trueh, oldma Annie Basseh -- whose husband and five other relatives were killed by Ebola in 2014 and widow Helena Tarpeh, appealed to the Deputy
Speaker to intervene in their retirement process to either get their just severance benefits or remain employees of government.
In Wakpo, Bolloh Statutory District, the Deputy Speaker
(City of No Retreat), after listening to the problems faced by the people, commit in this month to construct two handpumps, donated 10 bags of cement and cash to a church project, and early 2022, it is expected to break grounds for Wakpo Guest House.
Chief Edward Nyuwen, Clan Chief Albert Nyanforh and City Mayor Melvin Turay, expressed their thanks in the Kru vernacular "ah kon besieh." (We thank God)
As part of his citizens' engagement, in Worriken, Cllr. Koffa broke kolanuts, and committed 50 rubber chairs and 10 bags of cement toward the ongoing construction of the Worriken City Hall, where he was awarded goat for his development initiatives, of which he is popularly known as 'Talk and Do.'
Chief Theophilus Doe and youth representative Doe Subo described the Deputy Speaker visits as timely and rewarding.
In Doeswen, Bolloh Statutory District, the Deputy Speaker has committed to fund the daily operations of the Bolloh Doeswen and Buah Jlateken Clinics, by employing qualified nurses, Lab technicians and support staff, providing essential drugs and electricity.