— Tour to focus on acquaintance, groundbreaking, and dedications
President George Weah is expected to embark on his first county tour three years after coming to power.
The tour, which is for 14-day, starts on February 12, 2021, and aimed at strengthening the President and citizenship relationship, inspect and dedicate development projects.
During the tour, the President will also hold town hall meetings with locals, county caucuses, and administration, as well as commission projects including roads, administrative buildings, and housing units.
According to Executive Mansion, the President tour will begin in Bong County before heading to Nimba, Grand Gedeh, River Gee, Maryland, and Grand Kru Counties. The tour is expected to end on February 26, 2021.
Also during the tour, Dr. Weah is expected to become the first-ever President of Liberia to visit and interact with the people of Gbi and Doru, in Nimba County. It is reported that the President has a farm in the Gbi and Doru settlement.
While in the Southeast, the President will dedicate projects funded by Deputy Speaker J. Fonati Koffa, Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie, Senator Peter S. Coleman, and the Ministry of Agriculture during the three days’ visit to Grand Kru County.
The President, according to Grand Kru’s schedule will be received by local authorities, meet and greet with residents and have a town hall meeting at a Methodist Church in Behwain, Grand Kru County.
The Liberian leader will leave Behwain and arrive in Grandcess, where he will meet and greet with residents and do a live Radio Broadcast at the Grandcess Radio Station, followed by a town hall meeting at the City Hall built by Pro-Temp Chie (ribbon cutting & touring only remarks will be done during the town hall meeting).
The President will leave Grandcess for Barclayville, where he is expected to greet and meet residents and thereafter retire for the day at the presidential Residence in Barclayville.
On Thursday, the President will do the groundbreaking for the pavement of Barclayville City Streets, tour Grand Kru County Service Center, have a town hall meeting at Barclayville City Hall, and then do a special interview with all Grand Kru Radio stations.
On the same day, the President will depart Barclayville for Sasstown (town of his late grandmother), wherein he will meet and greet citizens (from Nrokwi, Dayokpo, and other communities).
The President will dedicate the G.T. Worjloh Elementary School funded by Deputy Speaker Cllr. J, Fonati Koffa, and also dedicate the Pro-Poor Housing Presidential Units.
After dedications, the President will have a town hall meeting and the day will be climaxed with a football game with the President all-star and the combine county meet team, and the Old-timers of Grand Kru.
President Weah is expected to retire in Sasstown in one of the newly constructed pro-poor units.
Still, in Sasstown, the President will tour the area beach, and inspect the five acres of land donated to him by elders of Sasstown. The tour will be followed by a war-dance and meeting with county authority, elders, and ends with a party.
The President will depart Sasstown and arrive in Buah Geeken for a groundbreaking of Youth Center in Geeken/ funded by President Pro Tempore Albert T. Chie and also dedicate the Geeken Market Funded my GOL/Ministry of Agriculture/ SAPEC.
While leaving Geeken, President Weah is expected to dedicate the Buah-Taybu Elementary School funded by Deputy Speaker J. Fonati Koffa and further dedicate the Chegbetee Elementary School also funded by Deputy Speaker Koffa.
The President will dedicate Doeswen Clinic and Nurses’ Quarter funded by Sen. Peter S. Coleman, and then have lunch in Doeswen, which marks the end of the Grand Kru tour by the President and entourage.