Residents Of Southeastern Liberia May Shortly Be Cut off From Nation’s Capital Due To ‘Bad Roads’

Citizens of southeastern Liberia may shortly be cut off from visiting the capital city of Monrovia due to growing stance of bad roads condition in their respective counties, as the raining seasons drawing closer.

Recent travel to the southeastern city of Rvergee County, Fishtown for the celebration of this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) it was indeed a complete nightmare for journalists due to terrible condition of roads in that part of Liberia.

Restless nights were spent in the jungle/forests as their vehicles were being prisoned in several huge muds coupled with gigantic pits that caused dozens of private and commercial vehicles to be stranded due to the stockpile of huge muds dangerously compelling them spent  sleepless nights.

Some residents of these counties affected including Rivercess, Sinoe, Grand Kru, Grand Gedeh and Nimba Counties said they are indeed disappointed in their lawmakers and other local authorities for their alleged reluctances in the advocacy of their plight.

Speaking further to our reporters, the residents called on the now confirmed Minister of Public Works, Madam , Ruth Coker-Collins to do her best in the improvement  the road network of those in the southeast amid the pending raining seasons.

They also called on the Liberian leader to pay an impromptus tour in their counties to see what is happening in their respective counties, specific the road network which has become very terrible and making them not to move around.

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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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