By Sarran Kabba
Hon. Dr. Unpha Sorie Koroma APC Member of Parliament for Constituency 114 in Calaba Town on 15th January 2022 commenced the construction of a foot bridge project connecting the New Town, Old Wharf community in Wellington and Alpha Terrace in Calaba Town. Hon. Dr. UnphaSorieKoroma disclosed that an organization called ACDO and other community stakeholders approached him with a proposal to pledged his support for a foot bridge. “I told them that our pledges probably will not go far in realizing the dream. He added that we needed to write a proposal but year in and year out nothing panned out but we finally got a nod from a friend ” of the Member of Parliament.
However, he highlighted the importance of the bridge when completed. He said that these communities are residence to over two thousand people. Mohamed Kamara a resident of the community thanked Hon. Dr. Unpha for his relentless efforts and contributions towards the need of his constituents. “As a community, we are happy that we are going to have a standard footbridge. It is much better now that you are here but come in the rains, you will realize the sufferings that we have being through. The launch and commencement of the project was graced by the APC stakeholders from the District and constituency 114 executives, community stakeholders and other well wishers. There was great jubilation and showers of praises for the Member of Parliament from both Old Wharf and Alpha Terrace Calaba Town. The project is expected to last for six months and the Hon Member added that “all will be invited to unveil the completed bridge of Allah permits”.