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Meeting The Needs of the People…Councilor Sembia Johnson Facilitates Taps and Toilet As Mayor Entreats Locals to Pay Tax

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  The Mayor made this statement past Wednesday during the commissioning of  newly built community public taps for the named deprived communities in Freetown.
Supported by Concern Worldwide the successfully completion of the project was made possible in collaboration with the community stakeholders and the hardworking Councilor of Ward 382 Sembia Johnson.

Mayor of the Freetown City Council Herbert George Williams has entreated community people of Kolleh Town, Congo Town and Grey Bush communities to help themselves by meeting their tax obligations every year so that Council can provide basic amenities needed by their communities.
The Mayor made this statement past Wednesday during the commissioning of newly built community public taps for the named deprived communities in Freetown.
Supported by Concern Worldwide the successfully completion of the project was made possible in collaboration with the community stakeholders and the hardworking Councilor of Ward 382 Sembia Johnson.
Mayor Herbert George Williams entreated his audience to promptly pay their taxes which, he said, is used by Council to provide basic amenities for communities. He applauded the funding from Concern Worldwide, the cooperation of the community people and the motivation and drive provided by Councilor Sembia Johnson
He appealed to the community people to take ownership of the newly commissioned facilities noting Council will monitor the facilities.
Representing Hon. Betts-Priddy, a senior resident of Ward 382 Mr. Davies encouraged the people to continue their support for the APC government.
He said with the APC in governance things are bound to change for every Sierra Leonean.
Councilor Sembia Johnson of Ward 382 expressed thanks and appreciation to Concern Worldwide, the Mayor of Freetown City Council and the community people for their levels of cooperation and support that culminated to the success of the projects.
She appreciated the continued support from the community people in ensuring the successful completion of development projects within the Ward.
The commissioning of the projects, she said, would not have been possible without the support of the direct beneficiaries.
The community toilet and five taps, she furthered, will enhance access to clean water and improved sanitary conditions in the community.
Councilor Sembia Johnson expressed her undiluted commitment to explore all available opportunities in taking development to Ward 382.
Local Chiefs and senior community elders were unanimous in expressing appreciation to Councilor Sembia Johnson for identifying some of their felt needs and the FCC’s intervention alongside the support provided by Concern Worldwide.
A representative of Concern Worldwide Boima Conteh said the organization started operations in Sierra Leone in 1968 and works to improve under-privileged and deprived communities.

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