The Senior Senator of one of Liberia’s oldest sub-political divisions, and also one of the nation’s heavy of its natural resources, Maryland County, situated in the southeastern part of the country says his county has a prosperous vision that its citizens can be proud of.
The Maryland County Senior Senator John A. ballout, Jr., speaking to the GNN this week at his Capitol Building office on Capitol Monrovia, said his vision for his beloved county is to forge ahead in the regaining of its developmental image which was destroyed as a result the Liberian civil war.
He described the county despite the destruction of its infrastructural as a result of the fifteen years old senseless Liberian civil war, as a county rich of “Golden Opportunities”, and said one of his visions is to restore those lost opportunities.
Senator Ballout who is said to be admired by many of his compatriots for his farsightedness in seen his county to rapidly graduate for the state of isolation, during the interview said, his vision is to see the County of Maryland shine once more after the civil war.
Senator Ballout, a Civic Engineer, speaking further with the GNN, said his countless efforts to see Maryland County clutch to its pre-war image as one of the breadwinning counties of Liberia will not be deterred by people perceived to be detractors to redeem his county from the sate of isolative development.
“These detractors will not succeed, I will do my best to deliver those promises made to my people during the elections that the development of Maryland County will always be my utmost priority”, Senator Ballout who is also Senior Senator of his county told the GNN.
Due to his quest for the immediate reconstruction of his home county damaged infrastructural, the Maryland County Senator disclosed that the State of Maryland in the United States of America through his initiative has agreed to come to the aide of Maryland County in its reconstruction drive.
Being cognizant of the sister state relationship between the State of Maryland in the United States of America and Maryland County in Liberia, the Maryland County Senior Senator took upon himself to prevail on the Americans to come to the rescue of his county, a request accepted thus paving the way for assistance to the county.
Meanwhile, in our subsequent posting we hope to bring you a detailed profile of this son of the soil; a gentlemen of principle and a man who believes in helping his people at all times. Watch out for this profile.
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