The pending eviction of squatters from the 72nd military barracks in Paynesville by the Ministry of National Defense has been extended to May 1 following the intervention of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Over 3,000 squatters residing at the 72nd Military Barracks in Paynesville risk eviction from their homes come April.
Most of the squatters currently occupying the military facility took shelter there during the country 14-years civil crisis.
Several squatters occupying the facility of the Catherine Mills Rehabilitation Center are making ends meet on the ruins of that former mental health hospital.
Liberia’s only referral mental health hospital, E.S. Grant, lacks the proper resources necessary for treating its patients.