“Don’t Just Tell Me, But Show Me”

President Weah receives symbocally key of the ongoing Gompa City Hall during the inspection of the project.

-Pres. Weah demands report from superintendents

Barely three weeks after President George M. Weah requested reports from cabinet Ministers, the Liberian leader is now demanding progress reports from all county superintendents.

In a chat with citizens during one of his town hall meetings in Nimba, President explained that the new administrative approach is needed to assess the performances of each local officials, which is essential for development and progress.

“Don’t just tell me but show me also what you have done in the county so that I can assess it, and if I am encouraged, I will empower you to do more,” President Weah said after Nimba County Superintendent Nelson Korquoi praised him for the many developmental initiatives and challenges facing the county.

President Weah, assuring the people of Nimba County, told them to trust him as he will perform up to expectations to ensure that he changes their living conditions. The Liberian leader also called on fellow compatriots to work with him as his government will work with foreign partners to help transform the Liberia.

Despite huge praises, citizens attending the town hall meeting in Ganta called on the President to help empower them through loans, scholarships, youth empowerment and job creation, road connectivity, and rehabilitation of educational facilities.

The Liberian leader further assured the citizens that despite the current economic challenges facing the country, his government will continue to work to ensure that the fifteen Counties of Liberia feel the impact of Development in his administration.

President Weah also expressed gratitude to the people of Nimba for helping to protect and sustain the peace Liberians continue to enjoy, stating “without peace we will not achieve in developing our country.”

Responding to some of the needs and requests made by the citizens of Nimba County, the President acknowledged challenges his people are going through daily, but at the same time encouraged them to remain patient as his government will gradually address their concerns.

Meanwhile, the Liberian leader inspected lots of projects including the ongoing Ganta City Hall and the Chocolate factory. He is expected to inspect other projects and launch some in the next two days.

The President during the occasion also called on parents to caution their children against mob violence that had led to damage of many properties and deaths of Liberians.

He called on citizens to use the rule of law which according to him is essence for peace in Liberia and every part of the world.

Alvin Worzi is a Liberian journalist with over seven years of professional experience. For the past few years, he has been engaged in covering land issues, security, education, gender related issues, politics, and agriculture. Mr. Worzi is currently the Assistant Secretary General of the Executive Mansion Press Corps (conglomeration of reporters assigned at the Executive Mansion). Mr. Worzi is a member of the Press Union of Liberia.


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