As the special senatorial election comes closer, officials and members of the Yana Boys Association of Liberia, particularly the Montserrado County Branch, have unanimously endorsed Robert Alvin Sirleaf senatorial bid, which is to take place on December 20.The decision is in accordance with careful reviewed of the platform and contribution to the development of Liberia, according to a press release from the office of the Yana Boys president, Prince Kollie.Mr. Kollie said that, “Robert Sirleaf has immensely contributed to the human resource building in our society, which has not been limited the youths but also to the women and children in our society, in order to ensure that both infrastructure and human capacity building in Liberia — and not just in Montserrado County — are on the right path.”Mr. Kollie said he believes that if Robert Sirleaf is elected Senator of Montserrado, there will be enormous investments in the building of human capacity and skill, including improvements in the livelihoods of citizens in Montserrado and other parts of the country, adding that Robert Sirleaf has already significantly initiated programs in various communities and districts in Montserrado County, which he said has brought smiles to many.“This man has constructed several public latrines, hand-pumps for the general used of various communities. He has also provided over 1,000 scholarships for students of elementary, college, high school and university institutions, as well as vocational training.”He said the Montserrado County senatorial candidate has also been involved into the construction of youth rehabilitation and sport centers in New Kru Town, PHP Community and Slipway, among others, as part of his passion in promoting the goals and aspirations of youths in Liberia.Mr. Kollie emphasized further that Robert Sirleaf has also been engaged into the construction of bridges, including the one constructed in the Doe Community, thus connecting the area to Clara Town.The officials of the Yanna Boys Association of Liberia have at the same time called on members and friends of the association to turn out en masse, comes Saturday, December 20, and elect Robert Sirleaf.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Public Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes has charged the graduating class of the Wisburg Secondary School to consider careers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).Graduates of the Wisburg Secondary SchoolThe Minister was at the time addressing the 17th Annual Graduation and Prize Giving Exercise of the Wisburg Secondary School on Wednesday.Minister Hughes told the students that Guyana was rapidly progressing with a brand-new business model that includes a focus on increased entrepreneurial activities; a new oil and gas (or hydrocarbon) industry; an expanded manufacturing sector; and a broader agricultural sector that includes agro-processing.“My point is that Information Technology is the key element of these industries. In fact, ICT is important to every single industrial sector in these times we live in.”Minister Hughes advised the graduates to pursue higher education, whether it be at a university or technical/vocational institution or online. She noted that across the board, secondary level students are turning in better performances in the subjects that are most needed in the world of work, and in the world of higher technology.“I want to remind you that “you are the chosen generation, because of the technological skills required in today’s world, you are naturally proficient in. You know that minicomputer called a smart-phone better than I do. Many of you are creating apps, establishing your own small businesses, promoting your services and products on your Facebook page, Whatsapp and other social media applications,” Minister Hughes said.The graduation saw teachers, eager graduates and their proud parents gathered in the school’s auditorium to witness this rite of passage.