Citizens of District two Margibi County have again received their second annual report from their Lawmaker, Representative Ivar Jones.
The report which is customary is meant to among other things fully informed residents of a given district of their work, activities as well as contribution of their Lawmaker during the course of their stay at the National Legislature.
Dressed in an African Red White and Blue attired with Hat to Match, the Margibi District Two Representative Ivar Jones commended his people for firstly reposing confidence in him to serve them.
As his constituents listen attentively, Representative Jones read page by page his report cataloging his involvement with his colleagues at the House of Representatives for the year 2019.
He pledged to remain engage in all aspects to ensure his three cardinal functions to include: Lawmaking, Oversight and Representation are felt by his people.
The District Two Lawmaker of Margibi County recommitted his 50% salary to his district specifically for the purpose of development, “I remain committed to my promise, he assured his people.
In a more elaborate presentation Hon. Jones outlined four cardinal areas that were covered with focus of his 2019 developmental initiatives.
He named: Road Constructions, Schools, Health, Bridges and many others.
Under Roads he told his people that about 22,500.00USD was spend for the pave of the Unification Town Road while 52,290.00usd was spend for bridge construction from SMT to Dolo’s Town respectively.
Moreover, he explained that under Education 18,295.00usd was spend for scholarship for the young people while 26,250.00usd was spend on the construction of the Charlesville Public School.
As the District which is normally plague by huge flooding saw under a little of 6,315.00usd allotted and or spend on disaster management.
The funding was part of China’s Union Social development fund to Margibi County of which 25% is allotted to the Count and was distributed by district with in a given County.
Meanwhile the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning made available 750.00usd instead of 1m, Representative Jones, disclosed.
The one-day mass gathering by the people of District two Margibi County brought together elders, youth and women among others with the focus of giving them a clearer picture of the level of work done by their Lawmaker during the second sitting of the fifty-fourth national Legislature.
The year 2019 was a challenging one for the people of District number two Margibi County like other districts across Liberia as the issue of huge flooding greatly affected the people including redundancy of workers from Firestone, some of whom were residents of district two Montserrado County.
Though there were some interventions from their Lawmaker to help address the issues, however, some residents still felt the pinch by Firestone and other companies among others.
As the Lawmakers begin their third sitting especially during this heated political year, the Special Senatorial election year,the expectation from the people is that those who they directly elected will work in their interest for the benefit of them and the Country in general.
Representative Iva Jones’ report which marked the second of its kind since his ascendancy as Lawmaker of District Two Margibi County was considered a laudable venture by his people as they encouraged him to do more in their interest.