The Firestone Agricultural Workers Union of Liberia has pulled out of a merger it entered with two other unions in the country.
Vice President and Unity Party standard bearer Joseph Boakai is in Margibi for a two-day visit. While in the county, the Unity Party Standard bearer will be endorsed by a cross section of Margibians on Friday in Kakata.
Citizens of Margibi were shocked by the news of the selection of Margibi’s fifth district representative and current House speaker, Emmanuel Nuquay, by Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai as his running mate.
The head of the Dolo Town Clinic in Margibi’s second district has warned that the facility faces a shortage of drugs.
A bus station being constructed for the National Transit Authority in Kakata continues to be abandoned. The contractor has not resumed work following a halt due to the Ebola outbreak.
The Liberty Party candidate for representative of Margibi’s second district, Henric Marcus Speare, has donated L$700,000 (US$6,195) to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion University as initial payment of L$1,000,000 (US$8,850) he promised in funds to upgrade the university’s computer laboratory.
To limit further damage to roads and preserve the integrity of other bridges within it production area, the management of Firestone Liberia said it has closed its roads to non-company trucks exceeding five axles.
The 15-Gate route to Harbel has been shut down due to the collapse of the Du River Bridge.