LIBERIA: ‘CDF Plays Vital Role in Liberia’s Economy’ Says Rev. Cyrus Tugbeh.

From E. Varney Kamah | GNN Correspondent| Maryland County|

Rev. Cyrus Tugbeh

The Acting President of the Christian Ministers Association In Maryland County, Rev. Cyrus Tugbeh has recognized the need for development to go across the County.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with this outlet on Thursday, May 13, 2021, Rev. Togbeh disclosed that since 2018 there has been no sign of development from Companies operating in Maryland County, as it relates to their Social Cooperate Development Funds ( CDF ).

He named Cavalla Rubber Cooperation ( CRC) and Maryland Oil Plam Plantation (MOPP) operating in Pleebo Sodoken district including the Atlantic Resource Company in Barrobo, district as major partners in the region .

“The Social Cooperate Development Funds of these Companies operating in Maryland County can’t actually been seeing over the past years, and it is this Social Cooperate Development Funds that supposed to be used for some developmental activities in Maryland County.

Rev. Tugbeh mentioned that the Lawmakers of Maryland County should be questioned about the concession agreement between the companies in Maryland and the Government of Liberia. Adding that due to the lack of Social Cooperate Development Funds, the County Authority is yet to pay the amount of 90,000 Liberians dollars used during the past county meet.

” I am calling on the National Government through Maryland County Legislative Caucus that the County’s Social Development Funds should be given, because the County Authority is facing series of challenges”. Rev: Tugbe said.

Commenting on the improvement of the Harper Central Prison, the Acting President of the Christian Ministers Association said Maryland residents have condemned the act of violence that would result into the distraction of private and public properties.

He however, used the time to call on the Government of Liberia including partners to rehabilitate the Harper Central Prison.

The Harper Central Prison was vandalized Tuesday, 29th March 2021, by a group of aggrieved youths believed to be motorcyclists in demand for justice, over the gruesome murder of their colleague Mordecious Nyemah.

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