Rep. Enders Complains of Lack of Electricity

By Washington Watson –  MONROVIA-Montserrado County District #6 Representative, Rev. Samuel Ender has complained over the lack of electricity   within Montserrado District six.

Montserrado County District six pays host President George Weah, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Bhofal Chambers, Former Vice President Joseph Boakai and other top government officials, but it lacks electricity-one of the basic needs for humans.

Rep. Enders who is an Independent Lawmaker said it is dishearten for the police station with in his district to be out of electricity including health facilities as well as community’s dwellers for several months.

Speaking on True Breakfast early morning talk show   Wednesday, July 7, 2021 ,  the Montserrado County lawmaker said  to have a police station  that is taking care  of  the community to be in darkness is  a serious  issue  that he will not take lightly.

Rep. Enders furthered that he has prepare a communication for the management of the Liberia Electricity Corporation requesting  them to formulate concrete plans with stipulated time that must be implemented in accordance with such policy or plan as a means of allowing  the citizens  to enjoy  their resources.

“I understand that COVID-19 is heard, it is killing a lot of people, I am saying most of the works have stop, this is what happens when you give all of the work to foreigners” the lawmaker noted.

Rep. Enders emphasized  that  there is a  danger  of   awarding  major contracts  to only foreigners, nothing that  as soon as  the contractors  encounter a  challenge  they will pack off  and leave.

Enders indicated that it is the situation that his district is facing now- a situation which has resulted to a standstill of the transformer distribution with in some parts of District six

He said those contractors who have been working in the ‘Zoegolo’ Community with in his district should have carried on the instillation of the communities transformers but the work has stopped completely.

Moreover, he said the contractor who comes from India has since departed the country due to his alleged positive COVID-19 status.

“So you see most of the contracts have stopped” Rep. Enders said. Adding, “We have gone back to status code, so I thank we need to look at these things when we are given contracts to people.”

The Montserrado County Lawmaker however said the CDC led Government is running the country for almost four years now and the issues of distributions of transformers in the country should now be the things of the pasts.

Rep. Enders said he will write a communication to the Speaker to invite the managing Director of the Liberia Electricity Corporation to provide reasons that meters and transformers are not in the country.

In a related development President George Weah early Wednesday appointed Mr. Monie Captan as Chairman of the Board of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC).

According to as Executive Mansion Statement Mr. Captan appointment takes immediate effect.

The Newly Appointed LEC Board Chairman  Monie Captan was heading  the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia  a United states Government five  years development program  that was basically focus on  Liberia  electricity  and other  developmental projects. The Millennium Challenge Account Liberia five years program  has ended thus allowing president Weah  to  entrust  the former boss of the MCAL  to chair  the LEC Board of Directors respective

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