LIBERIA: President Weah Donates Rice and cash to Muslims in Margibi County

By Christopher Wiah~ GNN Liberia Correspondent, Margibi County*

(Margibi, May 7, 2021): The Liberian Government through its Margibi County Administration has made available two hundred bags of 25kg Rice plus two hundred Thousand Liberians dollars to the Muslim Community of Margibi County.

The Rice and Money, according to the County Administration, it is the President initial contribution to Muslims in the County as they Join others in prayers for the Nation Liberia.

Asserting further, the Margibi Assistant Superintendent for development said, as part of the Liberian leader accustomed commitment to giving alms and support to religious beliefs especially to Muslims during the Month of Ramadan, the gesture of two hundred bags of 25kg Rice has been made available to Support the Muslim Community in their fast and prayers.

He said president Weah’s donation to the Islamic faith in the Month of Ramadan has been a customary issue since the assertion of the CDC led administration and thereby, the County Administration headed by Superintendent Jerry Varnie is pleased to present the donated items in full.

J Francis Karpu Sr. however described the beneficiary of the president gesture as long-time partner to the Liberian Government.

For his part, Chairman Kuku Reeves of the County Muslim Council also thank the Liberian Leader for the gesture describing it as timely and needful.

He however promised the Government through its County Administration that the donated items will be evenly distributed among the membership of a little over 38 functional Mosques across Margibi County.

The Margibi County Assistant Superintendent for Development and the County Muslim Council Chairman Kuku Reeves made these assertions on Thursday May 6, at program marking the presentation of Rice and Cash to Muslims in Margibi County.

The Rice and Cash donations is part of the President initial support to Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan in Margibi County.

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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.

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