A Bush Chicken investigation has found that US$4,000 provided by MNG Gold Liberia as contribution towards the renovation of the superintendent’s residence in Gbarnga was instead used by Bong’s Superintendent Esther Walker on a trip Accra, Ghana.
The Bong County Service Center has reported contributing more than US$143,000 to the government’s national revenue envelope in 2018.
Mob violence thrives in Liberia partly because of a weak justice system. Crowded prisons, poor police gathering of evidence, and corruption can often mean that criminals are released without bearing the consequences required by the law.
Barely three weeks after Bong authorities halted the Gbarnga streets pavement project, the Ministry of Public Works has ordered the company implementing the construction to resume work using the previous design of the project.
Almost three years since the Bong County Service Center opened in Gbarnga, only 5.7 percent of citizens have taken advantage of services available at the center.
Bong’s Sen. Henrique Tokpa has begun to distribute medical supplies and equipment worth US$350,000 to hospitals and clinics in Bong.
Several health posts in Bong have received medical supplies from Dennis Garsinii, a U.S.-based Bong citizen.
Authorities in Bong have put an immediate halt to the pavement of two streets in Gbarnga, the Madam Suakoko Street and Gbarnga Broad Street. The project was being constructed by Sidani Group Holding.