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L$750,000 of County Meet gate intakes be turned over to the County authorities and COVID-19 Task Force –says Rep. Koffa

Grand Kru County District #2 Representative, Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa has added his voice to the fight to raise funds to fight COVID 19 in his county. In a bid to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in Grand Kru County, Rep. Koffa, as Chairman of the Sports Steering and Mobilization Committees, has made a formal request to the Chairman and members of the Grand Kru Legislative Caucus to assist the County team in the COVID-19 fight.

“We have also appealed that allocation of the L$750,000 received by the county authorities from gate intakes in the County, meet be turned over to the County authorities and the COVID-19 Task Force for use to combat the pandemic,” Rep. Koffa said. He added: ” Let it be known, as a legal luminary, we will apply all legal protocols in the procurement processes.”

Representative Koffa is also quoted in the release as having said: “We need all hands on deck, every swift, decisive action is currently more prevalent than ever to stop the spread of coronavirus as effectively as possible.”

According to a release, Rep. Koffa maintained that it will be ideal to use the winners of the 2019/2020 to join the fight against COVID 19 through whatever means to educate our people on the deadly virus. A statement from the Office of Grand Kru County District #2 Representative, dated April 8, notes that the donation comes on the heel of a persistent appealed from the County Health Officer (CHO), Dr Sianna Jackson.

Grand Kru County is one of the four counties that have been issued further stringent measures for residents to stay at home for 14 days, beginning Friday, April 10. The other counties include Montserrado, Margibi, and Nimba.

“Let’s continue to share potentially lifesaving measures and roll out ideas and initiatives to keep our county safe, at large, Liberia. Stay safe!”

Source: Football Desk -Liberia Sports Online /

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