Liberia: Pres. Weah Speedy Rehab Work on Bushrod Island Corridor
MONROVIA – President George Manneh Weah has urged the Ministry of Public Works to accelerate the pace of rehabilitation works along the Bushrod Island Corridor between the Gabriel Tucker Bridge and the St. Paul River Bridge.
President Weah indicated that Bushrod Island is the hub of the nation’s Economy, adding that delay in the road works would adversely impact the economy of the country.
President Weah made the call during a surprise road inspection tour, over the weekend, which took him to several communities including the Freeport-Billimah Corridor, the Banjor Community Road, as well as the Country’s Diplomatic Enclave of Mamba Point, where new asphalt pavement is nearing completion.
President Weah then extolled the Ministry of Public Works for keeping the Pro-Poor Agenda vibrant through tangible infrastructural development projects.
For his part, Public Works Minister, Sen Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan thanked President Weah for his sustained interest in roads connectivity across the country.
Minister Nyenpan assured the President of the Ministry’s commitment in ensuring the completion of all road projects within the stipulated timeframe, with the aim of bringing about socio-economic transformation.
The Works Minister said in spite of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which continues to paralyse several facets of society, including the Road Sector, the Government of Liberia under the leadership of President Weah has not reneged on its promise of infrastructural development.