Monrovia City Mayor Visits Fire Site in Whein Town


Monrovia – The Mayor of Monrovia Jefferson T. Koijee on Tuesday visited the Monrovia City Corporation Whein Town Landfill Sanitation site which was gutted by fire late Sunday’s evening.

The cause of the fire is yet to be established.

There are ongoing investigations to establish the actual cause of the fire incident. 

Mayor Koijee, speaking to residents of Whein Town, said the MCC’s family regrets the fire incident.

Mayor Koijee said the MCC is aware about the health situation residents of the community are faced with, noting that they will ensure that the fire incident is prevented. 

He pointed out that the MCC is working with the Water and Sewer Corporation and the Liberia National Fire Service as they work together collectively to find the route cause. 

Mayor Koijee further said, “The Monrovia City Corporation under my leadership will enhance a cordial relationship with community members of Whein Town in Paynesville and also beef up security presence at the site”.

He pleaded with members to continue to support the pro- poor agenda of the government of President George Weah. 

Mayor Koijee told the residents that the CDC is a government for the people and will ensure that the “Agenda for Change” is fully implemented. 

As part of the MCC’s timely intervention to ensure that the Fire situation is put under control, Mayor Koijee has instructed the Site Supervisors to hire forty persons of the Community to aid in the process. 

The forty persons will work during morning and night hours.

The Whein Town Community Chairman Myers Gibson lauded the timely intervention of Mayor Koijee. 

 Gibson noted that the Community residents will remain very peaceful and work with the Site Supervisors to ensure that the fire incident is speedily addressed.

He pledged the Community commitment to working with   the Koijee’s administration. 

Whein Town landfill Sanitation site is mostly use by the Monrovia City Corporation for waste disposal.

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