Margibi- Electoral District #1 Lawmaker, Tibelrosa Summoh Tarponweh has been honored by the Classic Communications Incorporated as the Most Outstanding Lawmaker of the Year 2020/2021.
The honor, bestowed on the Margibi-Electoral District #1 Lawmaker today, February 2, 2021, is usually presented once-a-year to a sitting Liberian Legislator by the institution based on his or her outstanding performances.
Presenting the award to the Margibi County Lawmaker at his Capitol Building Office, Classic FM Manager Mr. Emmanuel Degleh, praised the efforts the Lawmaker has exerted in transforming the lives of the people of Margibi County.
Mr. Degleh highlighted Representative Tarponweh’s robust stance against Firestone redundancy scheme that would have affected over three hundred seventy-four (374) employees emanating from the company’s Estate Department.
“In every year, we conduct survey about people who are making progress in improving our society. This year survey, our people who we spoke with praised you (Tarponweh) for your stance on advocacy for the employees of Firestone.
Doing these things matters a lot. We are pleased to deliver to you this Certificate of Honor. Please continue to shine your light. You have made substantial progress. Continue to work for the state”, Mr. Degleh explained.
In response, Representative Tarponweh lauded the radio station for recognizing his efforts over the years and bestowing the honor on him. He said the award has rejuvenated his ability to work for his people, vowing to continue his advocacy.
Representative Tarponweh is calling on the media to critically checkmate the works of public officials. “Thank you for your preferment. Public service is usually a thankless job; we do it not with the expectation of too much praises. Selecting me among all who do these difficult jobs is well noted. This has strengthen me to do more”, the Margibi County Lawmaker asserted.
Representative Tarponweh added: “Our people have not benefited from their public officials over the times. Government has been the problem of the Liberian people. Public officials don’t appreciate that people have trusted them with these positions. That’s why I always have been doing these jobs without notice and commendation.”