ArcelorMittal, in collaboration with the Nimba County Administration, has agreed to provide vacation jobs for 65 students from July to August.
Residents along the highway from Ganta to Tappita are expected to soon receive payments for properties that would be affected by the pending road construction.
ArcelorMittal has trained six Liberians to be locomotive drivers, with the graduation ceremony taking place this past Tuesday in Buchanan.
On Friday morning, parts of Buchanan’s Liberian Government Hospital were burned by fire.
Rep. Younquoi wants to renegotiate ArcelorMittal’s mineral development agreement to have the company responsible for maintaining the road from Nimba to the Port of Buchanan.
Nimba citizens are alarmed after there were rumors that a letter from Justice Minister Frederick Doe Cherue has mandated the superintendent of Nimba to allow a controversial quantity of scrap belonging to the county be sold by Sethi Brothers Incorporated.
The Ganta-Yekepa Road has become the subject of a spar between two politicians arguing over the reason why ArcelorMittal has no longer committed to constructing the road.
Representative George Mulbah, chairperson of Bong County Legislative Caucus, has reversed an earlier statement that the county had not received a dime from ArcelorMittal for its social development fund for more than two years.