The President Pro-tempore of the Liberian Senate, Armah Zolu Jallah has contributed handsomely to the Gbarpolu County Sports Meet, and to all 15 participating counties.
Senator Jallah who hails from Gbarpolu County donated LS$50,000.00 to the steering committee of Gbarpolu County Sports Committee headed by Mr. J. Wasuah Gbarfur, as his contribution for county’s participation in the ongoing County Meet.
Pro Temp Jallah, himself an ardent football lover and an oldtimer, also presented 60 footballs to the technical committee of the 2015 National County Meet for distribution to all 15 counties (4 balls each county).
Pro-tem Jallah believes that sport is a medium that brings people together and provides them the opportunity to reconcile a bitter past and induces unity.
Senator Jallah challenged members of his county’s various sporting disciplines to strive for excellence and take pride to their kinsmen in Gbarpolu.
“In football, the mathematics of 2+2 cannot always equal four (4). Many will look at you as the under dogs, but your duty is disprove them and deny them the fulfillment of that notion.”
He then admonished all participating counties to display discipline, good sportsmanship, and above all unity and reconciliation which serve as the hallmarks for a successful competition.
“If necessary, we must all stoop to conquer,” Senator challenged the athletes.
Already, Gbarpolu has started the Meet on positive footing, thrashing Montserrado County girls 13-10 points, while Gbarpolu boys narrowly edged out Montserrado 1-0 in football.