An American-based Liberian has led a reconciliatory drive among Citizens of Gyabo Community from Grand Kru County.
In recognition of her tireless effort in reconciling Gyabo people, Madam Elizabeth Gedi Garwo, a daughter of Gyabo Community in Grand Kru was honored by scores of citizens.
Gowning and certificating Madam Garwo Friday at a program held in the Battery Factory Community, outside Monrovia, Grand Kru County District #1 Representative, Nathaniel Bahway, described Madam Garwo as a true unifier who has been working to unite the people of Gyabo since 1974 .
According to him, the honoree has been committed in ensuring the upholding of peace, unity and development of the citizens of Gyabo .
Speaking at the reunion ceremony of the Gyabo Community, Representative Bahway indicated that Madam Garwo efforts in uniting the people has contributed positively to the development of the Gyabo .
He used the occasion to express gratitude to Madam Garwo for coming to the aid of her people over the years.
The Grand Kru County Lawmaker reveled that Madam Garwo did not relent in assisting her people when she was opportune to travel to the United States of America but was able to remember the constraints of her kinsmen.
For her part, Madam Elizabeth Gedi Garwo appreciated the people of Gyabo for recognizing her humanitarian contributions to the development of their district.
According to her, working for the unity of their town is far dated in 70s when some misunderstanding erupted amongst the citizens.
“As a result of the conflict, I was able to call the chiefs and other citizens from Gyabo and hosted the ceremony for a reconciliation in Plebo Maryland County. I was opportune to travel to the United States of America based on the request of my husband.”
She further narrated that her return to Liberia allowed her to complete the reconciliation process of the Gyabo people both in Grand Kru and Motserrado Counties.
Madam Garwo also disclosed that she has constructed a hospital for the people of Gyabo and turned it over to the Liberian Government to address the medical needs of her kinsmen.
Additionally, she said her humanitarian development effort has no political intention. She indicated that the welfare of her people is her interest and not for political benefit .
“I am old now. What I am doing is not for political position, those who are young and willing to seek for political positions, we will support them,” she indicated.
She, however, vowed to providing support to the citizens in their development drive.
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