Residents of Gleeba Town in District#5 Margibi County over the weekend made available 50 acres of land to the Church of Christ and the Cooper Foundation for several development purposes including the construction of a Church in the area.
Speaking at the ceremony in Gleeba Town, Mr. John S. Flomo said, their gesture is based on numerous developments initiated by Church of Christ and the Cooper Foundation to their Town and nearby Villages.
He named some of the Developments as the construction of road connecting several towns and villages in district #5 Margibi County, the provision of tuition Free education in the district and Humanitarian aid to several school going children in Margibi and its environs.
Mr. Flomo added that the Cooper Foundation and Church of Christ is always providing opportunities to them and their children in many ways.
“As owner of this Land, I’m pleased to present 50 acres of my property to the Cooper Foundation and the Church of Christ for Developmental purposes. Their contributions to citizens of this Town and nearby Villages can’t be overemphasized.” Mr. Flomo Speaking at the gathering.
Also speaking to KMTV was Mary Johnson, who extended gratitude to Mr. Jonathan S. Cooper for the many development initiated by the foundation. She said the issue of roads in the area has been one of their major problem; adding that the intervention of the Cooper Foundation and Church of Christ is given them relief.
She further called on the foundation and the Church of Christ family for more Development in the area.
“We want to say thank you to ok our son Jonathan Cooper and the Church of Christ for what they are doing, and we ask them to continue” Mary added.
Meanwhile, a major contributor to the Copper Foundation based in the United States of America, who is currently visiting Liberia particularly District # 5 Margibi County, Mr. Greg Foster expressed gratitude to residents of Gleeba Town for marking available 50 acres of land for development purposes.
Mr. Foster added that he remains committed to working with the Gleeba Town residents for several developments and said his current visit to Liberia is the fourth time as a means of contributing to the Liberian community. He promised a continue the cordial working relationship with the copper Foundation to ensuring that the concerns of residents in Gleeba Town are met.
“Providing Free school for your children and building roads are some of our focus point. We will not forget you when we return” Mr. Foster narrated.
Early, Mr. Foster through the copper Foundation brought 275 acres of land in district#5 Margibi County.