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Deputy Speaker Off to UN, Liberian Charity work in the US

Deputy Speaker Off to UN, Liberian Charity work in the US

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa, has departed Liberia for the United States of America (USA), where he will witness President George Manneh Weah's speech at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

President Weah, along with a government delegation, departed Friday, September 16, 2022 for the US for the UN General Assembly.

The UN General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), serving as the main deliberative, policymaking, and representative organ of the world body.

While in the US, Liberia's Deputy Speaker will attend two charity programs, which are aimed at sponsoring underprivileged children in Grand Bassa and Grand Cape Mount Counties respectively.

Deputy Speaker Koffa is expected to attend the Annual Gala of the Annie T. Doe Memorial Foundation.

The Annie T. Doe Memorial Academy opened the doors to School in 2014 to 75 underprivileged children in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, Liberia. As of September 2019, enrollment has increased by 400%.

Currently, the new Annie T. Doe Memorial Junior High school has been built and dedicated in Buchanan, and there are about 500 students attending free school.

In addition to the Foundation Gala, the Deputy Speaker will participate in a Charitable Golf Tournament sponsored by the Senwah Foundation to benefit schools in Grand Cape Mount County. The Deputy Speaker will be playing for the Tipme- Liberia Team led by his 17-year-old son, Zabdyl.

Recently, the Senwah Foundation built a US$10,000 modern latrine for the Mani Public School in Grand Cape Mount.

 

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