Rep. Tarponweh Constructs, Hands Over State-of-the-Art Police Station to Government

DWAZON – Margibi County Electoral District One Representative Tibelrosa Tarponweh has dedicated and turned over a newly constructed police station in Dwazon, Lower Margibi County to the Liberia National Police (LNP) in order to ease the crime rate in the district and beyond.

At the turnover ceremony, Representative Tarponweh said his move to construct a police station is to help combat crimes and make sure his constituents are secured.

The Margibi District One Lawmaker further disclosed that his personal contribution towards the project amounted to US$80,160, while an additional US$33,000 was taken from the County’s China Union Social Development Fund.

Tarponweh, who serves as Chair of the Margibi County Legislative Caucus and Head of the House’s Committee on Contracts & Monopolies vowed to buttress the efforts of the LNP, Margibi District One Detachment financially and empower them with all necessary equipment and Logistics to protect the District citizens.

“I want to assure you that we will work with the Liberia National Police to make Duazon Not crime free because we cannot Perform Miracle to make any environment crime-free, but to make sure that our Law enforcers assigned here are empowered to the extent that they will protect you as citizens,” He said.

The facility, valued at over US$100,000, contains more than eleven rooms including offices, two detention cells, evidence room, two bathrooms, a conference room, and charge of quarters, among others.

In remarks, the Chairman of the House’s Committee on National Security and Veteran Affairs, Representative Jimmy W. Smith of Montserrado District Two, lauded his colleague for constructing such a ‘state-of-the-art’ police station to help fight crimes.

Rep. Smith lavished praise on his colleague and encouraged citizens within Tuberosa
Tarponweh constituents to vote for him void of the party’s sentiment. He said party mandates should not divide them and their lawmaker.

He said the decision to re-elect Representative Tibelrosa Tarponweh lies in their hands as District One citizens.
“To conclude the decision to put this lawmaker back depends on you and not any one from the government or Party. Don’t allow anybody to play games with you. Citizens of Margibi district one, I urge all of you to stand by your lawmaker.”
In his acceptance comments, the Inspector General of Police, Col. Patrick Suddue commended Rep. Tarponweh for his effort to construct a police station in Dwazon, terming it as the “first of its kind.”

The Police Inspector General narrated that the station will not only serve the people of Margibi District One but also extend its services to Montserrado County.
The program was well attended by government officials, the top brass of the LNP, community leaders, chiefs & elders, women, and youth groups, religious leaders, and residents of Dwazon.

By: Daniel Theo Cole

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