MONROVIA, Aug. 15 (LINA) – President George Manneh Weah today, Monday, August 15, begin a tour of Montserrado County in continuation of his Nationwide Tour which began in February 2021 and covered fourteen counties.
The President’s international engagements and other domestic obligations hindered his planned tour of Montserrado, which should have followed immediately after Lofa County.
Montserrado hosts the nation’s capital, Monrovia, of a population of 970,824 and has Bensonville as its capital with a total county population of 1,1 million.
According to the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) release, the President will start the Montserrado tour with visits to Electoral Districts 15, 16 and 17 where he will hold a Town Hall meetings in Logan Town, New Kru Town and Brewersville respectively.
On Tuesday, August 16, the President will stop over in Districts 9, 8 and 7, holding meetings in the Airfield community, Wroto Town, Matadi, Capitol Bye-pass and West Point.
The tour affords the President the opportunity to interact with citizens and discuss issues confronting their communities, the release said, adding that he will also use the time to inform Liberians of developments taking place in the country.
The Liberian leader will visit other districts and areas of Montserrado County in ensuing days of the month of August 2022, the release said.