In the wake of addressing bridges affecting the silent potential of Liberian children, President George Weah challenges parents of Liberia not to limit the potential of the future leaders of this Country.
According to the Liberian Leader: Education Delay is not Education Denied as such they should do all they can to help support the dreams and aspirations of their children.
Speaking Monday at the launch of the Smart Liberia innovative program, President Weah used his life story as a testimony to encourage future leaders of this Country to remain focused and not deterred despite their current situation in life and in society at large.
He said it is not too late to learn adding, all Liberians should muster the courage and push forward to ensure their goals are achieved in life.
President Weah used the occasion to appeal to parents in the Country to support their kids to ensure they realize their full potential.
In a happy mood the Liberian leader praised the brain behind the creative work of Smart Liberia and pledges his support as a member to such worthy initiative.
“Innovation is very good for Liberia especially at this time of our Country and among the young people”,
Also speaking at the program was Youth and Sports Minister D. Zeogar Wilson who commended the young people of Liberia for such an empowerment and creative initiative.
He said self-empowerment of young people including creativity are embedded into the Pro Poor Agenda-Pillar one which talks about youth empowerment while pillar four and nine of the sustainable development goals speak of quality education and innovation, something he noted the young people of Liberia have embarked upon.
Minister Wilson called on other young people to emulate the good examples of their colleagues to ensure they help contribute to nation building because according to him, the government cannot do it alone but with collective ideas and focus mind, Liberia can move forward.
In a special statement the Executive Director of Smart Liberia Marvin Tarawally emphasized the need for Liberians to see education as a key instrument to develop Liberia.
He said education is a great equalizer and a perfect engine for the development of anyone as such it should be prioritized.
Mr. Tarawally assured the gathering that his institution remains committed to transforming the people who will eventually help transform Liberia.
The Smart Liberia boss said it is time to change Liberia for the best and with one mind and support, mainly investment in the potential of young people, said vision can be achieved.
The Smart Liberia in the last ten years of existence has now grown to become a remarkable and creative institution that is helping to spark out the hidden talents of creative young people who are now powering their dream through social networking, share vision and many others and with the focus to change Liberia for the best.