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.
Gbarnga residents have raised concerns about what they say is substandard work being done to pave the Gbarnga Broad Street.
As calls for the establishment of war and economic crimes court in Liberia intensify, victims and survivors of the infamous Samay Massacre have joined, demanding the prosecution of those who carried out the massacre here in 1994 that killed 28 people and destroyed 22 houses.