Union of Todeeans In America Partners With Rep. Lawrence Morris To Combat Coronavirus In Todee, Statutory District

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The Union of Todeeans in America (UTA) has sent support to electoral District one, Montserrado County through Representative Lawrence Morris to help combat the novel coronavirus in Todee, Statutory District. 

The Union of Todeeans in America (UTA) has always played a crucial role in helping to develop Todee in Montserrado County electoral District one, Liberia, and amid the novel Coronavirus, the UTA has supported to help its kinsmen — Todeeans fight  the novel Coronavirus.

Montserrado County District one Representative Lawrence Morris, has disclosed on Wednesday, that the UTA, through their commitments, has initially provided 240 bags of rice as their contribution in the fight against COVID-19.

The Montserrado County lawmaker said the Project Coordinator Mr.  Jonathan Morris (A prominent son of Todee as well as the Administrator at the SDA Hospital on 12th street) was ably assisted by Rev.  Tamba – also of Todee were also instrumental and were part of the distribution exercises.

He stressed that they along with him are in close contact with the UTA Chairman James Hunder and other members of the Association and are working together on other development projects to be implemented in the district.

Rep. Morris further said besides the rice, UTA  has raised over  US$9,000.00 to build a bridge in Todee which will begin  during  the dry season.

“We are very grateful to the Todeeans living in the diaspora for partnering with us through financial and moral contributions since we engaged them in 2018, when we were formally sworn in as member of the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature,” Representative Morris said.

The Montserrado County lawmaker said “We believe together Montserrado District #1 can rise again.”

Also, amid COVID 19, Rep. Morris told journalists that they are still engaging in developmental work in the communities.

“Despite the fight against COVID-19, there is also another fight to ensure that the bad roads are rehabilitated for our people’s movements not to be hindered,” Rep. Morris said. 

He further added “New Jerusalem community as well as the Cooper Farm community in the borough of Wollacor community, Careysburg Statutory district, we continue to rehabilitate the roads. It’s a collective effort along with the communities, including Kingsville #7.” where a modern market construction has started also thru the Kingsvillians living in the diaspora.”

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Alphonso Toweh Alphonso has  been in the profession for over twenty years. He has worked for many international media outlets including: West Africa Magazine, Africa Week Magazine, African Observer and did occasional reporting for CNN, BBC World Service, Sunday Times, NPR, Radio Deutchewells, Radio Netherlands. He is the current correspondent for Reuters. Mr. Toweh holds first MA with honors in International Relations and a candidate for second master in International Peace studies and Conflict Resolution.
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