By: King Brown ( Correspondent)
Grand Bassa County – Seventy Five Thousand Liberian Dollars check has been presented to the private schools teachers in Grand Bassa County by Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton Findley.
Minister Findley has been asked by some leaders in the county to contest in the special senatorial election in Grand Bassa County, our reporter is quoted as saying.
The check was presented recently to the President of the Bassa Teachers Association Mr. Richard Paye at the Bassa High School Campus in Buchanan.
Making the presentation on behalf of Hon. Findley, the head of Findley Movement in Bassa, Mr. Samuel Cooper said, Hon. Gbehzohngar Milton Findley thought it wise to identify with the private schools teachers because of the financial hardship that has been imposed on them by the coronavirus crisis.
“As you made be aware, few weeks ago we came here and presented seventy five thousand Liberian dollars check to the voluntary teachers of Bassa and we are here again to do another presentation of seventy five thousand Liberian dollars to the private school teacher.
Hon. Findley continues to give support to the education system of Grand Bassa County and the people of Bassa are not stranger to that.” Cooper said.
Besides the check, Mr. Cooper outline several projects carried out by Hon. Findley, which includes hand pump and toilets in the Corn Farm Community and 10 bundles of zinc towards the roofing of the Own Your Own Market.
Receiving the check, the DEO of district 5b Mr. Augustine Nimely, extended thanks and appreciation to Hon. Findley for the money given to them.
Mr. Nimely said things are very difficult now because when schools are closed they find it hard to survive.
He said the cash provided is timely and will help solved some of the problems teachers are facing.
The DEO also called on others to emulate the good example of the Foreign Minister, Hon. Gbehzohngar Milton Findley to always think about both the private and public schools teachers in Grand Bassa County.
For His part, the President of the Bassa Teachers Association Mr. Richard Paye, commanded Hon. Finley for thinking about the present situation teachers are going through amidst the coronavirus crisis.
Mr. Paye added “the lockdown has dragged us into a complete hardship, because we as teachers usually have to teach before we get paid by various institutions for now we are just sitting home with our family. ”