The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Public Works has commenced compensating about 359 Residents along the Gbarnga-Salayea Road Corridor whose properties were affected by the road pavement.
Making the disclosure to the media recently, Deputy Minister for Administration at the Ministry of Public Works, Mr. Joseph P. Todd said the initiative is part of the government of Liberia resettlement plan under the President Weah’s administration which is meant to financially empower properties owners including businesses, cash crops and residential areas in order to enable them relocate.
According to him, the payment is done through a team of engineers who are assigned under the mandate of the Ministry of Public Works with financial support from the government of Liberia to identify properties that were red-paint marked to benefit from the compensation.
Minister Todd narrated that the program marking the resettlement exercise was recently held in Beyan’s town, Lofa County, followed by the dispatched of a team of Engineers, Estimators and Social works in Belefanai Town, Zota District, to commence payment of the road-effected individuals along the corridor.
Todd assured commuters that the Gbarnga-Salayea road corridor which has been a nightmare confronting travelers using the route is expected to be laid to rest as the project has touched the ground running the able leadership of His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah whose vision is anchored in connecting counties’ capitals.
He also made a special mention of a strong partnership and proactivity of several stakeholders including the Ministry of Public works and the World Bank funded Infrastructure Implementation Unit.
Meanwhile, the Resettlement Action plan Compensation Exercise continues along the corridor.
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