- 23 Mar
VICE PRESIDENT JOSEPH N. BOAKAI VISITS WEST POINT- Cautions Against Division in the Township, Dedicates Administrative Building, Promises Computer Center for Youth and Sporting Materials.
From the Desk of Atty. George K. Saah, Director Media Relations(0886-514-462)
Vice President Joseph N.Boakai has reassured residents of West Point Township of Government’s continuous support to projects that are intended to improve their lives as he cuts ribbon to the newly constructed West Point administrative building Tuesday.
The Vice President said all efforts will be made to improve the conditions of the people in that township and was happy because the people of West Point were making the best use of where they are, adding the administrative building will serve as a place for the discussion of matters affecting the people of the township of West Point.
Vice President Boakai was speaking Tuesday in West Point at the Official dedicatory ceremony of the West Point Administrative Building constructed by the Government of Liberia, according to a release from the Office of the Vice President. He cautioned the residents of the Township to avoid all forms of divisiveness whether it is tribalism, or issues bordering on religion, political differences or sectionalism and live in harmony as one people in the Township.
He said the Government will support meaningful programs undertaken by the Township, because in his words” the leadership of the Township has vision.”
Vice President Boakai speaking on youth issues pointed out that the youth population of West Point deserves the same opportunities like youth in other parts of the country and said His Office will work with the Township Administration to construct a computer center for the youth of the township and also promised to make some sporting materials available.
The Chairperson of the Tribal Governors Council of Liberia Madam Musu Thompson speaking at the program praised the Government of Liberia for the meaningful projects executed in the Township.
The Administrative Building was named in honor of Madam Ella M. Coleman, Former Commissioner, and Township of West Point. In separate remarks the Acting Superintendent of Montserrado County Sylvester S. Lama, the Commissioner of West Point Township, Sampson J. Nyan and representatives from the youth and women organizations, elder council, town council and the Unity Party branch in District number 7 thank the Government for the level of support in the Township.
Meanwhile, Vice President Boakai in continuation of his visit to the township visited the THREE DAY Feast site at the Family’s residence where he paid homage to the fallen Chairman of the Elder Council of West Point Township, Alhaji Kromah, who died early this week at the age of ninety one.