MONROVIA, Oct. 22 (LINA) -The Director General of the General Service Agency (GSA) and former Mayor of the City of Monrovia, Mary T. Broh, says her services are devoted to Liberia, as she embarks on the improvement of the sanitary condition at the under repairs Executive Mansion on Capitol Hill in the Liberian capital.
“I am willing to work whenever I am called upon,” the GSA boss noted as she began a voluntary clean-up exercise in the compound of the Executive Mansion, the official seat of the Liberian presidency.
The Clean-up exercise, which brought together over 50 youth organizations, has resulted in the removal of huge stockpile of garbage from the Executive Mansion facility.
Speaking to journalists at the Executive Mansion Grounds in Monrovia, Madam Broh described the service to Liberia as nationalistic and patriotic initiative that is intended to restore the sanity of the mansion.
« I am a nationalistic and patriotic Liberian and humble public servant that is willing and prepared to working according to my boss pleasure whenever I am calling to service or do the right thing », Madam Mary Broh disclosed.
Madam Broh indicated that the cleaning up exercise at the Executive Mansion is intended to help give the sacred ground a proper look, in order to complement the efforts of the contractor who are working harder to complete the renovation process of the mansion.
According to the GSA boss, since the contractors started work at the mansion, there has been a lot of waste thrown downstairs by the contractor thus giving the compound a bad look; something she said is not decent for the facility that the president is expected to be in.
Madam Broh stated that the over 50 young women who are volunteering to clean the executive Mansion facility are also nationalists and patriotic Liberians who want to see this country on a better level.
GSA Boss explained that the exercise has no time limit because of the huge waste that is in the facility, stressing that they will make sure that the facility is properly clean as the ministry of states is working hard toward the completion of the facility.
She further disclosed that she received the mandate from the Ministry of States and Presidential Affairs to carry out the cleaning up exercise which according to her was embraced by some volunteer, young women who are passionate about the development of Liberia.
However, she assured the public that they will ensure that wastes collected from the facility will be taken to the rightful waste management site in order to save the community from pollution, malaria, and other diseases.
She added that the team is working with the water Management department of the Monrovia City Cooperation to get the waste at the rightful dumps site in central Monrovia.
Broh at the same time called on Liberians to exhibit patriotism and nationalism by embarking on national volunteerism cleaning up campaigns in their respective communities or neighborhoods instead of waiting for the Government to do all.
She narrated that most Liberian pretend to be patriotic and nationalistic, citing that being a patriot or a nationalists does not means taking a lot neither waiting on government to do all; something she noted is a voluntary action that goes with love and passion for country.
It can be recalled that the Executive Mansion was gutted by fire on July 26, 2006, during the 159th anniversary celebration of Liberia’s Independence.
Since then, the Executive Mansion which is the official residence of all Liberian Presidents has not provided shelter to any President including; Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and incumbent President George M. Weah.
The Government of Liberia, under the astute leadership of President George M. Weah has accelerated effort in the renovation process of the Executive Mansion.