Gbarnga Streets Pavement Now In Full Gear

By Abel R. Okai, GNN-Liberia, Bong County Correspondent/Cells#: +231-886-576-379 /+231-770-019-857/Email:

Paved Main Street of Gbarnga, from Collins Street Junction to Old Ganta Parking
Paved Main Street of Gbarnga, from Collins Street Junction to Old Ganta Parking

At long last, East International Group Incorporated has finally recommenced the payment of two major streets in the city of Gbarnga.

East International was hired early this year to pave the Gbarnga main street (1.8 Km) and the Madam Suakoko Street (0.613 Km).

The pavement which is being done with cement connects the 1+1 and Star Gas Stations as well as the Gbarnga Administrative Building and the Gbarnga School of Theology.

The pavement has been at a standstill for more than four months, prompting concerns among citizens of Bong County.

Daily Hired Liberian Workers at Work in Gbarnga
Daily Hired Liberian Workers at Work in Gbarnga

But the company recently recommenced the pavement along with clearing-out of the Main Street and Suakoko Street.

In line with the contract signed between East International Group Incorporated and the leadership of Bong County, the pavement of the two streets is estimated at (US$ 1,353,751.05).

Already, the county has made first installment of (50%) representing an amount of (US$676,875.53).

The parties mutually agreed that the duration of the road construction project shall be ten months commencing from January 21, 2016, up to and including October 21, 2016 but the project has suffered serious setback in the past due to financial constraint facing Bong County.

The county legislative caucus in November 2016 announced that one million U.S dollars was raised in the 2016/2017 National Budget to also finance the project.

East Intentional Group Incorporated is Chinese Company with national office in Monrovia.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.