Nimba County Representative Joseph N. Sonwabi has concluded a weeklong meeting with citizens of his district.
Representative Joseph Sonwabi
Chatting with Journalists at his Capitol Building office in Monrovia recently, the District #3 lawmaker said the meeting aimed to brief his people about development at the Capitol Building.
Rep. Sonwabi disclosed that key issues that were highlighted in their meeting were the dual citizenship and land ownership debates before lawmakers.
According to him, the meeting with the citizens was fruitful and laudable, and added that other lawmakers were conducting similar meetings with their constituents in their respective districts.
The issue of dual citizenship which he said is controversial topped some of the issues addressed.
He told his people that some citizens are supporting the dual citizenship call, while many of them are in total disagreement.
At the meeting, some of the citizens suggested that the dual citizenship issue should be looked at keenly, before it is decided upon.
He also stated that the meeting he held with the citizens of his county was very interactive, adding that he assured them that such meeting with them informs them with development trends about their deliberations at the Capitol Building will continue under his administration.
The Nimba County Representative disclosed that during their meeting, they also discussed about a program initiated by USAID, intended to train their local county leaders in dealing with leadership issues in the county.
He described the USAID leadership training program as very educative and in the right direction. According to him, the USAID training program was also focusing on the issue of the land rights act.
Elaborating further, the Nimba County lawmaker added that the citizens of the county elected him to work in their interest and in the interest of Liberia at large. Representative Sonwabi asserted that one of the problems that the citizens brought to his attention is the lack of farm to market roads, something he said is serious, and needs to be looked into very quickly.