Grand Bassa Gets Ambulance

first_imgGrand Bassa County Electoral District #4 Representative, Jeh Byron Brown, has donated an ambulance for use by the six public clinics in the county.The six clinics have mostly depended on commercial vehicles to transfer patients over the years.The residents did not only describe the donation of the ambulance as a “patient transport ambulance,” but also as a “Divine gift” that was “Heaven sent”.The ceremony was held last Saturday in District #3, which is part of Electoral District #4 in the Wee Statutory District.The county clinical supervisor, John Geedeh, said the ambulance will greatly help to transport pregnant women, and newborn babies who need intensive medical care.Mr. Geedeh said the ambulance will be used by six clinics in Sue, Desoe, Garduor, Barseegiah, Boeglay and Compound #3.“We thank God for the gift, and we thank Rep. Brown for being the messenger that donated the ambulance to us,” Mr. Geedeh said.Rep. Brown said the ambulance is in fulfillment of his promise to support good health delivery system for the district he represents at the National Legislature.District #4 comprises of the concessional area of the Liberia Agricultural Company (LAC).In a related development, Rep. Brown disclosed that a generator to supply electricity to residents of Compound #3 has already been procured with all it appliances. He did not say when it will be installed.In separate remarks, Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue, also a representative of District #1, Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, Montserrado County District #1; Rep. Josephine Francis, and Liberty Party Secretary General, Jacob Smith, hailed the residents for their confidence in Rep. Brown.They also thanked Rep. Brown for the development initiative in the district.The Commissioner of Blezee Administrative District, James M. Tuedue, on behalf of all the commissioners certificated Rep. Brown, and the women, led by Madam Mary Peter. He also gowned Rep. Brown and his wife.In appreciation, Rep. Brown gave them L$50,000, while Sen. Lawrence also donated US$200.The traditional midwives also gave Rep. Brown – a white egg, kola nut and rice to symbolize the allegiance of the district to him. They also asked him to construct a meeting hall for the community, which he promised to do, while Deputy Speaker Bachue pledged 50 bags of cement, and Sen. Lawrence gave them US$100 toward the construction of the meeting hall.District Youth Coordinator Oliver Yeaney, Senior Elder Matthew Gborga and the chairman of the Project Management Committee, T-Wah Bedell also thanked Rep. Brown for the ambulance.Keynote speaker, Dr. Danny Kalala urged Rep. Brown to help in the maintenance of the ambulance.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img