Rep. Ben Fofana Supports Community Radio Project in Gibi District


As Citizens of Gibi district embark on a community Radio project Margibi district #4 representative Ben Fofana has donated over fifty bags of cement towards the construction project.

Making remarks when he donated the 50 bags of cement, Rep. Fofana said information dissemination is vital and as such Gibi district is no exception of being capable of contributing to the information arm of Margibi County.

He lauded citizens for undertaking such imitative that will bring development in the district and the county at large.

The Margibi County caucus chair and a CPP executive member, who is also a senatorial hopeful, said if citizens will continue to engage in the developmental agenda of the county, it will put the county on par with other counties in terms of development and will make  margibi a better place.

Meanwhile residents of the district lauded the lawmaker for the gesture toward the community Radio project, terming Rep. Fofona as leader without boundary.

The residents also used the occasion to call on the Margibi Legislative caucus through its chairperson to resolve the land dispute between Gibi chiefdom and the people of number two B in Grand Bassa County.

According to the paramount chief of Gibi district, their land has been encroach on by dwellers in number two B leaving the Farmington River that bounder Margibi from Grand Bassa county.

He furthered stated that his people will not sit and see those from Bassa to gain their land all in the name of peace.

“We the citizen of Gibi District will not site and allow the Bassa people to come and take our land, we need your response as our leaders in the county we have cried for many year only for our land,” he said.

Meanwhile the paramount chief cautioned the caucus to do the honorable thing in getting the Gibi land restore as they will use their traditional power in getting their land from the people of Bassa if the caucus fails to resolve the situation.

In another development, Margibi County district # 4 Representative Ben Fofana has identified with storm victims in district#5 Margibi county.

Rep. Fofana presented over 29 bundles of zinc and 40bags of 25kg rice to residents in Weala and Gibi district.

Rep. Fofana said it is sometimes difficult to see his people being out of their homes due to the heavy storm that made many displaced In Weala and Gibi district.

He said his gesture is his way of identifying with the people of district#5 who were made homeless by the storm, adding that they are in negotiation with government and partners to rehabilitate those homes that were affected.

“We have come to identify with you based on your continue calls to render our assistance, we will continue to come to your call because you trusted us to represent you at the national level.”

Beneficiaries of the donation lauded the lawmaker for his timely intervention that will ease the living condition of affected residents in the area.