The acting Mayor of the Freetown City Council (FCC) Herbert George-Williams has declared his intention to via for Mayor in the upcoming Local Government elections.
Addressing APC party supporters in a colorful meeting at their party head office in Freetown, Mr Williams said that, if given the symbol to contest in the coming local council elections, he will accomplish President Koroma’s dreams of positive change.
He added that when he took over office, in two months they have been able to raise revenue of over 100 million Leones,- people are paying their taxes and even truck pushers are paying their taxes now.
The acting Mayor disclosed that, the council will bring in 200 buses which will ease the transportation problem in the country especially for school children.
Mr Williams noted that, the talk of politics is now over, – now its action time he said.
People need changes and people want to feel the difference between the past mayor and now.
He stated that, “I am a people’s person and believe in the power of reliability and performance”.
Presently he said the council has provided toilets facilities and water for some markets in the city and also there are plans to build markets for traders to move off from the streets.
Some Councillors threw their support behind him.