Some citizens in Margibi are outraged about the slow pace at county officials are moving to use the US$2.7 million approved under the County and Social Development Fund in 2011 and 2013 to implement development projects.
With a new president expected to be inaugurated on January 22, several Margibians are jostling to position themselves to be appointed as superintendent of the county.
The highway is the gateway to Liberia’s capital from the country’s only international airport, the Roberts International Airport.
The elections magistrate of Margibi is calling on political parties to meet requirements of the National Elections Commission and notify his office of campaign activities.
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.
Margibi’s Superintendent John Buway has expressed disappointment in the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency for what he says is the agency’s failure to carry out its statutory mandate in curbing drug-related crimes within his county.
Normal business activities were stalled in Harbel and surrounding communities as local marketers adhered to calls from the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia to protest the government on some economic policies.
Greenheart Energy Ltd, a UK-based company specializing in renewable energy supply, has expressed interest in investing in the energy and water sectors in rural Liberia.