Pres. Weah to Construct 200 Pro-Poor Housing Units in Bong, Nimba Counties


President George Weah will shortly break grounds for 200 housing units in Bong and Nimba Counties.

Pro-poor housing units as it is referred to started in Monrovia and the South Eastern region and it is President Weah’s developmental drive for affordable housing for citizens in Liberia.

According to Deputy Presidential Press Secretary Smith Toby, President Weah will break grounds for the first twenty-four housing units in early December of this year.

The housing units are to help families who cannot afford to pay rent or own a house.

The Deputy Presidential Press Secretary also disclosed that the Ganta Market complex in Nimba County is now completed and will be dedicated by President Weah on the 3rd of December 2020.

The complex is a one-floor building with electricity, bathrooms, four administrative offices, eight storerooms, and a walk way for the physical challenge.

Speaking about Dwala market structure, he said the obstruction to the project is spiritual, quoting contractors.

He said on several occasion equipment taken to work on the project in good conditions experienced mechanical failure upon arrival at the project site.

Mr. Toby at the same time informed the media that prayer is needed for the reconstruction of the new Dwala market on the Bushrodisland.

Speaking at the regular Tuesday presidential update, Mr. Toby noted that the renovation of the Lamco Lippaye High School in Margibi County, Kakata will be completed at the end of November 2020 and ready for use.

The renovation of the school is the President way of providing quality infrastructure and promoting good education in the country.

He said the President has also instructed LACE to renovate the Kendeja Public School in the Rehab community, Montserrado County.

Smith Toby further confirmed the arrival of 26 electricity transformer in the country by 23rd of November 2020, to help improve the service of electricity in the country.

He said electricity in the country will help reduce power theft.