For the first time in the history of Liberia a sitting President joined the array of top government officials and ordinary citizens to participate in the Cleanup exercise of various communities in Monrovia.
President Weah setting the example for Others to follow dressed in his cleaning up gears, held a shovel and pulled dirty into a wheel barrow as his wife Mrs. Clar Weah and others looked on.
In an even happier tune and exuberant leadership spirit the Liberian leader said he enjoyed working for and with the people.
Reflecting back he remembered how he cleaned dirty with his bare hands unlike now and looked for bottles in dump site in several communities.
“Even though I have not done this for years but I feel happy and proud doing it once more especially for my people ” , he added.
Weah in a brief statement to the media encouraged Liberians to join forces and work together to help clean their environment which he noted is very important.
He said if the homes of Liberians are kept fully clean, safe and green they can all live healthier and happily.
At the same time first lady Clar Weah speaking at the program expressed joy for being a part of such exercise.
She said the initiative demonstrates that the CDC led government is not only care about its people but additionally their health.
Madam Weah urged Liberians to do what they can do best and very well as their government she noted is committed to always setting the example for them to follow.
The campaign which has been rebranded as the Weah for clean City is an executive proclamation made famous by former acting City Mayor Mary Broh.
Madam Broh in attendance at the program as usual in an active mood encouraged the people of this Country to make it better.
She appealed to citizens of this land to always help in making their environment clean, safe and green for healthy living.
“please let’s make our communities safe, don’t throw dirty, plastic bags and other things in the drainages or other unrecognized places” she warned.
The campaign which is now in full swing will in the coming days and months see Liberians helping themselves to clean up their various homes as the government on the other hand is playing her part as well.
The exercise is the first huge task for the new and young mayor Jefferson Koijee who is noted for over the years bringing young people together to work in the Supreme interest of their Country.
In an effort to motivate some of the volunteers who were seen Cleaning up the sonewhein drainage major Koijee presented 10, 000 Liberian Dollars to the young people through their district leader and promise to provide them with some cleaning up gears by Tuesday.