President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visits Lofa County Community College
As part of her presidential tour in Lofa County, President Sirleaf pays official visit to the Lofa County Community College.
Speaking at an indoor program held at the auditorium of the college, president Sirleaf reiterated one of her government’s policies of providing education opportunities for Liberians.
The Liberian leader further highlighted the presence of not less than one point five (1.5) million students in various institutions of learning in Liberia as a result of her administration’s continuous support to education.
Meanwhile, president Sirleaf thanked the administration and staff of the institution for their hard work and reassured them of her government’s commitment to making education accessible to all Liberians through its decentralization policy.
The visit of the Liberian president and Visitor to the Lofa County Community College brought together several sons and daughters of the county including the administration, staff and students of the institution, lofa county legislative caucus and other county officials, traditional dancers, chiefs and elders among others.
The program was characterized by both indoor and outdoor activities including the presentation of gifts to the president and her entourage, traditional dances that portray the true heritage of Lofa County, and the tour of president Sirleaf and her entourage on the facilities at the college particularly the nursing and the construction site of the seven (7) dormitory buildings currently under construction through a legislative support project named in honor of the late Eugene Fallah Kparka.
For her part, student Evelyn presented a statement of appreciation to the visitor to the college, (Madam Sirleaf) on behalf of the Lofa County Community College Student Union (LCCC-SU) for her level of support to the college.
She also used the occasion to call on the Liberian leader to assist the institution with tractor and other agricultural equipment as a means of enhancing the agricultural program which is one of the bedrocks of the Lofa County Community college.
At the same time, student Evelyn emphasized the need for president Sirleaf to improve the Lofa road condition beginning with the Bong to Salayea road.
According to student Evelyn, if this is done, it will not only enhance the smooth movement of goods and services and food productivity, but it will also make Lofa to regain its prewar status of “The Bread Basket of Liberia”