GRANDCESS, Sept. 16 (LINA) – Grand Kru County Assistant Superintendent for Development, Mr. Joe Sekpeh, has lauded President George Manneh Weah for boosting the County’s development agenda through the construction of pro-poor housing units.
Speaking on Grandcess Radio on Tuesday, September 15, the Assistant Superintendent indicated that the initiative by President Weah will not only transform the lives of the people for the better, but will give the county a facelift in terms of infrastructure development.
Under the presidential initiative, over 200 housing units in total are under construction in Jroa, Grandcess, Barclayville and Sasstown, With some 108 of the units completed and awaiting dedication, while the rest are nearing completion.
The cost of the project is put at US$3.6 million.
Supt. Sekpeh said the housing units were pointers to the desire of the Liberian leader to touch the lives of the citizenry in every nook and cranny in the country.
He also said developmental activities of the Grand Kru County Legislative Caucus are welcoming as they buttress the national and local efforts to impact the lives of the people who empowered them by their votes.
Meanwhile, Assistant Superintendent Sekpeh has condemned the ugly traditional practices such as ritualistic killing and mysterious disappearances in the county.
“These devilish traditional practices,” Mr. Sekpeh noted, “have instilled fear in citizens and discouraged investors from coming to the county and the country at large.”
Sekpeh said mysterious disappearances and ritualistic killings are impeding development and damaging the image of the county.
He indicated that citizens have their right to choose what they want to do, and therefore should not be subjected to traditional justice practices.
Meanwhile, the Development Superintendent has apologized for the delay in submitting the report of the just-ended county meet and the presentation of the trophies won during the 2019/2020 national county sports meet.
He re-assured the citizenry of Grand Kru County that in early October, following the return of County Superintendent Doris Ylatun, a celebration will be organized to turn over the trophies and make a report to the people of the county.