In order to speedily eradicate on the face of Liberia this deadly Ebola Virus which has taken away hundreds of lives in Liberia, the World Lebanese Cultural Union of Liberia (WLCU) yesterday, Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 made its commitment fruitful by donating several materials and items to the National Task force to help in the fight of this deadly disease.
Items donated by the WLCU included two brand new JAC pickups, 2,000 bags of rice, 60,0000 packs of biscuits, 4,000 packs of juice, 40 pieces of beds, 2,400 bottle of oil, 24,000 bottles of water, 4,800 bottles of clora, 22,000 cakes of soap, 4,800 bottles of alcochol, 200 pieces of mattresses, 1,800 rolls of tissues, and one photo copy machine.
The acting President of the WLCU, Mr. Aballah Chahni, disclosed that the denotations to the National Task Force on Ebola was intended to buttress the Government effort in fighting the deadly virus in the country.
According to him, his organization is pleased to donate the items at the cost of US$175,000.00, and pledged WLCU’s support in the fight of the disease, noting, “We want to assure the Liberian Government that the Lebanese Community will continue its commitment to this national cause and stand ready to go beyond the call of duty to wipe out the deadly Ebola virus outside Liberia,” Mr. Chahni concluded.
Receiving the items, the Director General of the General Services Agency (GSA), Madam Mary T. Broh lauded the WLCU for the significant contribution to the National Task Force on Ebola and that the items would be used for the intended purpose.