By: David Nuakolo Flomo Jr
Following his return from the United States of America, former Bong county Superintendent Dr. Renny Banama Jackson has promised the introduction of a Bill seeking a 10% of the national budget be given to Bong county for local development if entrusted to represent Bong at the Liberian senate.
At a program marking his official welcoming to Bong county following his return from the United States of America, the former Bong county Superintendent said the instrument will help different sectors of life in the county to have absolute control over their own funds for operation.
As part of his promises, the Committed his leadership to reinstate the much talked about ‘Madam Suakoko Scholarship program’, pushing for increment in salary of the county’s City Mayor, Superintendent and other positions in the county, Improved health sector and reinforcing the election of local chiefs ranging from Commissioner down to town chief.
He also pledged to unite the caucus.
“You all know that under my administration as Superintendent of this County, we had a very united caucus.
As local government expert who understands local governance, we will bring calm among members of the caucus”, he said .
“Let me tell you some developmental initiatives under my administration as Superintendent; the renovation and fencing of the David Kuyon Sports Stadium, the Renovation of the superintendent’s residence, the presidential palace in Gbarnga, construction of the Bong County women’s center and the Madam Suakoko Scholarship Fund established to help young people in different universities and colleges” Dr.Jackson continued .
The local government expert want citizens of the county support his senatorial bid as he introduced his platform that includes Agriculture, Health , Education, Security , Youth Development, Women Empowerment and Decentralization.
Prior to his departure to the United States of America in pursuit of higher education in local governance, Renny Jackson contested in the 2011 general elections for the Senatoral seat in Bong but lost to , Henry Willie Yallah., former senator.
He wants citizens of the county support his senatorial bid this time around.
The welcoming program brought together hundreds of thousands of supporters and sympathizers from across Bong county at the Famous David Kuyon Sports Stadium in Gbarnga.