Make National Sacrifice, NHA Boss Encourages LOIC’s 24th Graduating Class


The Managing Director of the National Housing Authority Cecelia Cuffy Browne has underscore the need for young people in Liberia to see National Sacrifice to Country as paramount to society.

“It is good to make an impact in society and to begin, you have to start as a true patriot”, Madam Browne added.

Moreover, she indicated by urging the graduates to do more in order to make a tangible impact in society.

“Let your paper prove your worth as your reward will come later”, she noted.

Serving as commencement Speaker at the 24th Graduating class of the Liberia Opportunities and Industrialization Centers Friday, the NHA boss commended the graduates for embracing education but noted that they should do more in their future sojourn.

“Let it be the beginning of your success for more achievements in life”, she noted.

Motivating the over two hundred graduates, Madam Browne pointed out that it is through preparation and opportunity that brings success.

The NHA head at the same time stressed the importance for young people to embrace the right pathway for life sustenance.

She thanked the administration of the L.O.I.C for helping to build the capacity of the young people and promised to help empower some of the graduates.

“If  youth are educated but do not have a job to do, their education is useless, as such it is time to create the necessary avenues and opportunities to help empower them”, she intoned.

Madam Cuffy Browne in a related development encouraged all Liberians to work harder and pray to God to ensure that the Weah led Government succeeds.

According to her only through collectivity and united front, Liberia will move forward.

She frowned out people who are around the President but are allegedly not providing positive pieces of advice necessary to help develop the Country for the better.

At the same time National Executive Director of the Liberia Opportunities Industrialization Centers, Marie Kolenky underscored the need to invest in the young people of Liberia.

According to her the young people are the engine of growth as such they should be prioritize in society.

Skills training opportunity is the bed rock to self-empowerment and should be supported to the core, the LOIC boss stressed.

Mrs. Kolenky reiterated calls to national government and partners to provide adequate support to young people of Liberia in order for them to be marketable in society.

She fears if nothing is done to help empower them, they will be vulnerable and a burden to society.

The 24th Graduation exercises of the LOIC saw over two hundred young and productive students  graduating from the foundation of vocational education in Liberia,LOIC in various disciplines after over eighteen months of practical and theoretical studies  including: Auto Mechanics, Computer Science, Electricity, General Construction, Plumbing and Home Economics.

Others are:  Refrigeration and Air Conditioner Repairs, Tailoring, Counseling and Small Enterprise Department.