In an effort to curtail the spread of the Ebola virus, former 1st division Fulani Football Club striker, who later became a head coach and then president, Aliou Varney Bah, has made a donation of anti-Ebola materials to electoral District # 7 in Montserrado County, valued at about US$4,000.
The materials include 100 buckets (75 medium size and 25 large), 20 cartons of chloride, 30 sacks of small mineral bottles of water, 15 cartons of energy drinks and 8 bags of tissue as wells three cartons of medicines.
Making the donation yesterday, Mr. Bah who also served as head coach of Montserrado County’s football team and then Chairman of the Sports Steering of the County, reaffirmed the Friends of Aliou Varney Bah’s (FABAH) commitment to kick Ebola from the district.
He said his gesture is intended to buttress the national anti-Ebola drive by the government and partners to eradicate the Ebola virus from Liberia.
“We will continue to work with the people and always stand by them in time of trouble as it is in the case of the fight against Ebola in the country,” Bah said.
Also speaking at the program, the acting chairman of the Snapper Hill Community, J.K. Wilson and the Ebola Coordinator for District # 7 Task Force, Mr. Burgess Houston, in separate remarks hailed Mr. Bah and FABAH for the initiative, noting that Mr. Bah’s contribution will always be remembered by District # 7, calling on others to follow his example.
Mr. Isaac Freeman, maintenance personnel in the House of Representatives, on behalf of the District Representative Solomon George, said he hoped with the donation, the Task Force will be effective in responding to the fight against the virus.