An advocacy group called League of African Development Students (LEADS-Africa) based in Nigeria has flowered Liberia’s Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff in the office of the president, Mr. Nathaniel Fallo McGill for his tireless and strong advocacy here and Africa at large.
The group which visited Liberia for the presentation of the crystal marble award and certificate to Minister McGill at his temporary office, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said Minister McGill has an impressive and exemplary antecedence in public service per excellence, having had a vibrant, dynamic and remarkable career in the unflinching quest for the much-desired change in Liberia even as then opposition leader thereby the cause of Africa’s true democracy development.
LEADS-Africa added, such strides come in with the rest of the world in attaining the status imperative for Africa’s quest for self-reliance and development to thrive since no meaningful development can ever be attained without a robust development strategy as a germane approach to national progress and development.
According to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jnr. “our life beings to end the day we become silent about things that,” the group indicated.
LEADS-Africa intimated that Minister McGill has alongside his indefatigable colleagues and other stakeholders in the presidency under the sterling leadership of President George Manneh Weah prominently participated in entrenchment of a robust system, pioneering Africa’s quest for robust development with manifold achievements, consolidating on her mandate in all ramifications to achieve the Liberia’s presidential Pro Poor for Prosperity and Development, thereby marrying patriotism with experiential erudition in the trend of globalization.
“Hence, all stakeholders and indeed, all people of Africa shall no longer count their blessing in terms of Mr. McGill’s strides one by one but by tens,” the group pointed out.
LEADS named Dr. Chris Kolade, former Nigerian High Commissioner to United Kingdom, Brig General Paul Boroh, Special Assistant to Nigerian President on Niger Delta and Inspector of Police of Rwanda, Emmanuel Gasana, as those who shared the crystal marble award for this year on LEADS-Africa.
The group added, they shall always be in the vanguard of projecting and engaging in activities that would bring pride to everyone that is associated with LEADS-Africa as member.
“We shall find salient areas of partnership with your distinguished personality and this office; we shall also continue to organize and plan training programmed to build members’ capacity and as such require facilities for enhanced logistics that would enable us contribute much more to our quest to achieve our mandate,” the concluded.
LEADS-Africa used the time to commend the Liberian government through President Weah for the declaration of tuition free for higher education here; LEADS maintains that free education shows the unwavering commitment of the president’s leadership to access and inhibited access to well-funded higher education in Liberia, worthy emulation by other states of Africa.
For his part, Minister McGill expressed gratitude to the group for global recognition. He used the time to heap praises on President Weah for giving the opportunity to serve his country and country.
According to him, development and the achievement of the Pro Poor for Prosperity and Development is the prime focus of President Weah and that the president is working around the clock to ensure that roads are connected and livelihood of the Liberian people can be improved.