Following a violent storm disaster in Panta District, Bong County, Representative Edward W. Karfiah of electoral District #5 has made available over 200 bags of cement and 50 bundles of zinc as initial contribution to victims in Garmue and other nearby towns who homes were recently destroyed.
The story according to our reporter damaged several shelters and made over one hundred residents homeless.
Hearing the awful news , Rep. Karfiah during a visit in Palala made available four bundles of zinc to a local church and also presented over fifty bags of cement and ten bundles of zinc to the people of Foequelleh.
The Bong County District #5 Lawmaker also donated 60 bags of cement to Bellemue, an undisclosed about of cement to Garmue and additional 10 bundles of Zinc.
In Gbarngasiaquelleh, Rep. Karfiah made available 90 begs of cement as his initial contribution to the completion of an under construction hospital and promised to work with the people of the town to ensuring the full completion of the facility.
At the same time, Hon. Karfiah has pledged 100 bags of cement and 11 bundles of 32gage zinc to for the completion of the Methodist Church District’s Headquarters.
He said as a son and a Lawmaker of the County, he doesn’t have to be a Senator before impacting lives across the County.
Our Bong County Correspondent says, all of the benefiting towns of the cement and zinc donations are outside of Hon. Karfiah’s district.
Beneficiaries of the donations expressed happiness and thanked Hon. Karfiah for the gesture saying, that they were not thinking Hon. Karfiah would have gone to their aid especially at a time he’s representing another District.
“I am very happy that Hon Karfiah has left from his area to help us here, we were not expecting him at this time but since he has come, we want to say thanks to him.” Patience Yarpawolo adds.
According to her, the donation for the competition if the Gbarngasiaquelleh hospital is timely, adding that when completed, pregnant women will no longer have difficulties in walking long distances to seek medication.
“Our People have been sleeping on their farms and sometimes with friends, we been crying on other Lawmakers to come to our aid but no way until Karfiah came in. I am very happy and we will always be grateful to him because he has done a very great job for us.” James Kolota, Bellemue Town Chief concluded.