The Chairman of Senate Committee on Internal Affairs and Governance, Gbarpolu County Senator Armah Zulu Jallah, has challenged leaders of his county and the central Government to aggressively engage with citizens across the country to firstly cultivate the spirit of unity and development, and to undertake sustainable development programs in a country with acute development challenges.
Averring the fact that he was elected by people of Gbazrpolu to represent them in the Legislature, “I will fulfill that mandate and at the same time endeavor to assist Liberians and institutions from other parts of the country in the nation’s rebuilding and national renewal agenda.”
Senator Jallah was speaking over the weekend when he visited several communities in Gbarpolu where he identified with developmental initiatives, including Zaleka and Salayah in Bokomu District as well as Belle Yealla in Belle District.
In Zaleka and Salayah, the Senator toured sites where he is undertaking the construction of elementary schools, while in Belle Yealla, a health post project is underway. Commitment for provision of building materials were made by Senator Jallah for an elementary school in the county.
Decrying the alarming shortage of drugs in most part of his county, Senator Jallah made donation of drugs and medical supplies valued at over L$50,000 to Belle Fassama and Konneh-Su in Belle District.
In a brief discussion with some residents of the beneficial districts from his gesture, Senator Jallah underscored the need for citizens of the county to get themselves involved in the various projects and help make development a reality.
Owning to his nation-wide development drive and commitment, the Senator has pledged L$40, 000 to the KRTTI Demonstration School in Kakata, Margibi County, where a speech was delivered on his behalf as guest speaker over the weekend by McCarthy Weh, Director of the Legislative Information Service (LIS), during the 36th Gala Anniversary of the school.
The speech which was delivered on the theme “Using Character Education to Rebuild and Develop Liberia,” emphasized the need for the youth of Liberia to blend character and virtue with academic studies, for their quest to be better-serviceable citizens; noting that in the entire journey of life, character counts.
Meanwhile, Senator Jallah said the cash donation is his contribution towards the institution’s lighting and library project.