Senatorial Candidate Simeon Taylor Vows to Take Salary Cut – ANC Release
Monrovia – The candidate of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) in the Cape Mount senatorial by-elections,Mr. Simeon Boima Taylor, will on Friday, August 30, 2019, declare his commitment to abide by and uphold the Dillon’s Doctrine. The Citizens of Grand Cape Mount County have invited Mr. Taylor to an endorsement and honoring program in Manor River Kongo, Grand Cape Mounty County.
At the program, Mr. Taylor will announce support to the Dillon’s Doctrine and declare to the great people of Grand Cape Mount County that he will take a pay cut, and will not take a salary more than US$5,000.00. He will take whatever is above US$5,000.00 and place it in an escrow account for county development projects. Furthermore, Mr. Taylor will declare his assets on the first day of him taking office, and subsequently publish them. He will work hand-in-hand with Senator Darius Dillon, Senator Nyonblee Karngar-Lawrence, Senator Steve Zargo, Senator Daniel Naatehn and other senators of the opposition block.
Mr. Taylor will also launch a scholarship fund-drive in honor of his late godfather and mentor, Senator Edward Boakai Dagosseh, the father of Cape Mount politics. He will also pledge to complete all projects started by Sen. Dagosseh. In addition, he will also launch a small-business initiative to support struggling market women and petty traders in the county.
Mr. Taylor remains committed to a united collaborating political parties network, and calls on all partisans of the ANC and all supporters of the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) to join the winning team and deliver Cape Mount from the wrong hands.
The ANC is pleased to announce that its candidate has done more for the people of Grand Cape Mount County than any of the other visiting and passer-by candidates in the county. For example, he contributed to the construction of the Konja Bridge in Porkpa District with US$30,000,00; rehabilitated the road from Tienii to Mano River Kongo 2007/2008 with US$50,000; jointly constructed the Lorlia Bridge between Fornor Town and Kawelahun Town in 2016/2017 with US$200,000; constructed a five bedroom guest house and turned it over to the residents of Mano River Kongo in 2008, worth US$10,000; paid 75 students tuition for 3 academic years 2014-2017 with LD$750,000.
Other projects Mr. Taylor sponsored and implemented for the people of Cape Mount include: he contributed 8 bundles of zinc for the construction of the Zarway Town Mosque in Garula District in 2014; he build an elementary school for the people of Surbeh Town in Tewor District in 2014 valued at US5,000.00; he constructed a hand pump for the people of Marbon Wanga in Gola Konneh in 2017 valued at US$3,500; constructed a town hall for the people of Benduma Town in 2008 in Porkpa District valued at US$2,000; contributed 20 bags of cement for the construction of a town hall in Israel in Porkpa District in 2017; contributed cement, zinc and LD$15,000 cash for the construction of a town hall in Varney Town, Porkpa District in 2017; contributed 5 bundles of zinc, 15 bags of cement for the construction of a town hall and a Mosque in Fula Camp, Porkpa District in 2017; contributed 20 bags of rice, 60 gallons of gas, 1 dozen or digger, 1 dozen shovel, and L$30,000.00 cash for the rehabilitation of Fula Camp road in Porkpa District in 2017; contributed 10 bundles of zinc for the construction of a Mosque in Jawajeh Danda in Gola Konneh District in 2017; contributed 30 bundles of zinc (10 bundle for each clan) for the construction of each Clan Chief compound in 2008; contributed 30 bundles of zinc (10 bundle for each clan) for the construction of each Clan Youth Center in 2008; reconditioned the road and bridges between Benduma Town and Bombor Junction Village in Porkpa District in 2007 with an approximated amount of US$10,000.00; contributed 8 pcs of culvert for the construction of bridge between Mecca and Jenneh-Brown, Gola Konneh District in 2014; contributed 14 pcs of culvert for the construction of a bridge near Lofa Bridge Town in 2014; constructed a burst culvert bridge after Zimmi Dandai towards Korliala Village in Porkpa District in 2017 value at US$5,800.00; contributed to the construction of the town hall in Mano River Kongo with an approximate amount of US$400.00 in 2007; contributed 50 pcs of plastic chairs to Tahn Town, Gola Konneh District headquarters in 2017; contributed 50 pcs of plastic chairs to Lofa Bridge Town in 2017; constructed a culvert bridge in Fornor Town in 2017, Porkpa District value at US$2,600.00.
His other projects include: he contributed 5 bundles of zinc for the construction of an elementary school in Bomi Wood Camp in Gola Konneh District in 2017; rehabilitated 2 hand pumps in Jenneh-Manna Town in 2016 value at US$800.00; contributed 100 pcs of arm chairs to the Gold Camp Elementary School and 75 bags of cement for the construction of the Town Hall in Gold Camp Gola Konneh District in 2017; contributed 10 bundles of zinc and 50 bags of cement for the construction of Lofa Kongo Elementary School, Gola Konneh in 2017; contributed 20 bags of cement and 4 bundles of zinc for the construction of a Town Hall in Jeijuah Town, Porkpa District in 2017; contributed 4 bundles of zinc for the construction of the Women House in Baaka Town, Porkpa District in 2017; contributed 10 bags of cement for the construction of the Town Hall in Boba Junction 201; contributed 6 bundles of zinc for the construction of a Mosque in Mano Gleh Town in 2017; contributed 10 bundles of zinc and 15 bags of cement for the construction of Gbeni School in Darblo Clan in 2016; contributed 100 bags of cement for the rehabilitation of the Masua Bridge in 2008. Mr. Taylor is a successful business man of more than 30 years experience, in the mining, road construction and agriculture and industries.