President George Weah has warned concession companies operating in Bong County and the country at large to live up to their social corporate development mandate, or risk replacement.
This comes following complaints from residents of David Dean’s Town, Kokoyah Statutory District, Bong County over claims that the MNG Gold mining company is refusing to live up to its social responsibilities in the county and a logging company that threatened to leave because they were asked to built a bridge leading to their site.
The residents also complained that MNG Gold Mining Company has also failed to provide them health center and safe drinking water facilities.
Their complaints were reached to the Liberian Chief Executive by Bong County Senator, Prince K. Moye.
President Weah said, his government will not be deterred of companies that want to leave because they were asked to build bridge.
He informed the residents that, it is the government’s responsibility to make sure there are good roads and bridges and other basic social services.
MNG Gold is a mineral Company currently operating in Kokoyah Statutory District, Bong County.
President Weah informed Bongies that the contract with MNG Gold has be to reviewed, thou it was not signed under his administration, his government will make sure the citizens of that area reap their benefits.
He encouraged collaboration with the lawmakers the citizens to get information on MNG Gold social development fund contribution to the district.