Inhabitants of Maryland County are appealing to President George Weah, to review the concession documents of the Cavalla Rubber Company and Mano Oil Palm Plantation respectively.
According to them, revisiting the concession agreement will ensure effective delivery of the companies’ Corporate Social Responsibilities, as they alleged that they are not benefiting from their companies’ operations.
Also the County Superintendent George Prout called on President Weah to help settle the land conflicts involving the following counties, Maryland, Rivergee and Grand Kru.
Superintendent Prout, complained that, the situation has created serious tensions at separate boundaries between Grand Kru, Rivergee and Maryland.
Our reporter who traveling with the President said, he notice at one point during the tour Maryland County lawmaker and Speaker of the Hours of Representatives Bhofal Chambers refusing to reached a boundary between Maryland and Grand Kru counties .
In another development Superintendent Prout also mentioned that the encroachment of the sea on land of Harper City is a serious threat to the survival of residents in that area.
Meanwhile, citizens of Maryland County wants President Weah, the Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Public Works Ministry to intervene.
They appealed for the resuscitation of the Harper Port after three decades of dormancy, rehabilitation of roads in the southeast, building of technical college.
According to them, when it is in full operation, the Harper Port will create jobs, boost the local economy and accrue the necessary revenue for central Government.
Maryland County Legislative Caucus has reaffirmed its support to President Weah and his government.
Representative Isaac Roland, said the County lawmakers will work with President Weah to fulfill his Agenda. They acknowledged President Weah’s developmental projects in the County.
House Speaker Bhofal Chambers thanked the people of Maryland for welcoming the Liberian leader and assured his people their concerns will be addresses.
President George Weah said, collaboration will help improve the county and assured a positive response to their plights.
The Liberian leader assured that Government will do all it can to connect the Southeast before the end of his tenure. He assured citizens that partners have agreed to construct a Technical College (TVET college) in Harper while Government will build another one in Pleebo.
President Weah at the same time called for calm and peace as his government work to bring peace to the boundary dispute.