MONROVIA-President George Manneh Weah has fulfilled yet another significant milestone promise in the education sector with the dedication of the King Gray Public School in Paynesville on Thursday, January 26, 2023.
The newly constructed King Gray Public School is located in the ELWA Community.
It can be recalled that the project started on October 5, 2022, by the Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE) after the President ordered the reconstruction after seeing it in a terrible state of ruin
The newly constructed school consists of eight classes, twelve-compartment latrines, and a principal office. It also contains a spacious office for the Registrar, a teacher lounge, two teachers’ washing rooms. Each of the classes contains a front porch.
Over 2,000 students within Paynesville and its surroundings are expected to enroll at the school, which runs morning, afternoon, and evening sessions.
Speaking to reporters minutes after cutting the ribbon, President Weah said he was happy to dedicate the new school facility, terming it fulfillment of another promise.
He said the dedication of the school is the government’s way of promoting the education sector and enhancing students’ quest for education.
The President opined that the new school would give the students a huge urge and impetus to return to school and continue their learning process.
“We came here last year and saw the need to do something because the initial structure was dilapidated,” the President said in remarks before the dedication. “I’m very glad that we are doing our best to fulfill and deliver on promises made to our people.”
The President reiterated his government’s commitment to progressively delivering on every promise made to the people of Liberia. “We have a long list of projects, and we are doing everything to touch everywhere possible,” he stressed.
The Liberian Leader urged the community and school administration to ensure good maintenance of the facility while also expressing disappointment over the poor and unkempt manner in which most recently constructed facilities are kept