Bopolu City in Gbarpolu County was a scene of excitement on Saturday when the
At an elaborate ceremony attended by officials of the county administration, traditional leaders, women and youth groups and citizens of the County, Mrs. BenduJah, President Rural Women, Gbarpolu County was overwhelmed with joy as she spread her lappa on the floor for CBL governor Dr.
"We are so happy today, the women of Gbarpolu, for the first time in history of Gbarpolu County, the rural women, they never had anything to do, but today, the rural women can make their business," she said.
"Our great father please stand on this lappa, we want to honor you today. Since I was born in 1960, this is my first time for a governor of
The Superintendent of the County
"You have come to alleviate the suffering of our people, now, we don't have to keep our money under the bed, we have somewhere to save our money," he said. " On behalf of the people of Gbarpolu County we welcome you and your delegation to Gbarpolu, we pray, that you will enjoy Gbarpolu and will pay another visit to us very soon."
CBL Governor Dr.
"We thank you that you welcome the effort that we are making because without your support we will not be able to do much. We're doing nothing more than trying to work for
"Let me say on behalf of the board of governors, how pleased we are to be here with you this afternoon. We want to thank the
"Many times when we sit and talk, we talk about the possibilities that we see in our country;
"We don't have to wait for others to do for us, what we can do for ourselves. For too long we have been waiting; waiting for signal from outside, waiting for others to hold our hands in order for us to move. I think that after 167 years, we can stand up and we can walk on our own."
He said the CBL's effort to improve the living conditions of the ordinary
"It reflects our commitment to change. It reflects our commitment to progress. It reflects our commitment to say loud and clear, that business as usual has not gotten us anywhere and therefore, we must do something differently. We are working in order to have an impact on the lives of the people of
Presenting the certificate to the people of the county given them the authority to operate the bank, he said: "We are not just going to count growth rate, no, we want to see how we lift ourselves out of poverty and how we improve the standard of living of our people. That is how we must start success.
Also making remarks at the occasion held on
"I'm here to present to you your bank. From today henceforth, they (civil servants) will get their salaries, 30 days in a month; anytime they go to that bank they will get their salaries. They don't have to wait for the pay team," he said.
"This is done with the assistance of the governor of the
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