Accordingly, the CLUS Project is administered by the World Bank with funding from the Liberia Reconstruction Trust Fund (LRTF) andis aimed at providing improved access to Solid Waste Management (SWM). The materials donated to the MCC for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic included rain gears, nose masks, shovels, helmets among others.
Speaking at the donation ceremony at the service center of the MCC Annex on UN Drive in Monrovia, the head of the Clus Project, Mr. Thomas Kerkulah, stated that the support is to ensure that workers are protected with tools and equipment.
“We have come to support the MCC. We want to ensure our workers are protected with tools and equipment. We are very supportive of the work the Mayor is doing. Let’s continue to ensure the virus is defeated out of the country,” Kerkulah noted. In response, Mayor Jefferson TambaKoijee, laudedthe World Bank for the farsightedness and timely donation to the work of the MCC during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Koijee reminded Liberians and foreign residents that the fight against the virus is not yet over and as such; they should continue to follow all preventive measures.
“Let’s continue this fight and we know our people are cooperating and they must take ownership of the fight against the virus. You community members need to get involve by following all prescribed measures. The fight is not yet over,” Mayor Koijee said.
Meanwhile, the donated materials were distributed among the SMEs and CBOs to aid them in effectively performing their duties during this COVID-19 pandemic.
The mayor commended members of the Community Based Enterprises (CBEs) and SMEs and called on them to effectively use the materials in protecting themselves.