Rep. Cole donates 100 bundles of zinc to storm victims in Bong
Jorquelleh District #3 Representative Josiah Marvin Cole
Jorquelleh District #3 Representative Josiah Marvin Cole

In other to weep the tears of storm victims in Gbarnga, Bong County, Jorquelleh District #3 Representative Josiah Marvin Cole has donated one hundred bundles of zinc to Gbarnga City Corporation to be distributed to victims of recent violent storm disaster in the County.

Recently, violent storm disaster destroyed several houses and left several others homeless in Gbarnga and its surroundings. 

The storm also removed the roof of the government run John Flomo Bakalu Elementary & Junior high school, Dolokelen Gboveh High School, St Peter High School, MV Massiquio High School and destroyed several private homes as well.

The storm also damaged some Churches in the county and some advertising sign boards planted by businesses for Commercial purposes.

The District # 3 Lawmaker also donated one drum of fuel to the Gbarnga City Corporation, the Lawmaker also gave five hundred United States Dollars to the  Center for Environmental Public Health research (CEPRESS) as an initial contribution to the school’s operation in the County and the Country at large.

Speaking in an interview with this paper after the donation, Rep. Cole said his work at the National Legislature is to ensure that citizens of his District and the County are satisfied.

, adding that once he is a representative  at the House Legislature, development of his district will continue to intensify in Bong County.

According to him, seventy five percent of those that were victimized in the process do not have the means of renovating their houses, stating that he decided to help them in the process as a Lawmaker.

He said the donation is just an initial contribution, promising that he is lobbing with Vice President Taylor, Deputy Speaker Prince Kermue Moye and the Liberia National Disaster Management Team to ensure that those that were victimized in the storm process can be given compensation form National government.

In respond, GCC boss Alex Mulbah, thank the lawmaker for identifying with the storm victim in the county and promise to deliver the zincs to the victims.  

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