The President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah, is calling on all Liberians to unite and strive for peace so that this “oldest independent African state will develop and prosper without hindrance.”
According to an Emansion release, he made the remarks on Friday, October 9, 20202 at the dedicatory ceremonies of the of the newly constructed Gorbachop Market complex, located in the Omega Village Community, Paynesville, Dr. Weah said Liberia needs all hands-on deck to be developed.
“This is not time for people to claim which political administration did this or did that in 1847 or 1997 or 2000. We all need to work together to develop our country and make ourselves proud as the oldest independence country in Africa,” President Weah stressed.
The Liberian Leader commended the government and people of Japan for providing major portion of the cost that underwrote construction works of the largest multipurpose market complex in the country.
He also hailed Liberian taxpayers whose premiums contributed to the construction of the market.
He congratulated members of the Liberia Marketing Association for their cooperation and challenged them to keep the facility clean and well maintained.
“This is a dream come true,” the President said amidst hails of celebration by swarms of marketers at the occasion. “It is not only my dream that has come true; it is also your dream come true. It is not only a promise made. This is also a promise kept.”
The Liberian Chief Executive promised to continue to undertake projects aimed at improving the condition and safety of marketers in the country.
“Today, it is Omega Gorbachop Market. Tomorrow, it will be Duala Market,” the Liberian Leader announced.
The state-of-the-art market building has a capacity of over 3,000 market tables, 10 bathrooms with showers, generator rooms, storage and parking lots.
The ceremony was attended by the First Lady of Liberia, Clar Marie Weah, ministers and officials of government as well as representatives of Japanese Embassy.