Briefing the Information and Communication minister at his ministry’s conference room, Mrs Modu Conteh attributed the increase in the deaths of children at
Charlotte to the blatant refusal of nurses on posting to the village.
The Charlotte village head woman disclosed that before the medical practitioners reach the health centre in the morning and after they had left in the evening mishaps occurred, in their absence which resulted to the deaths of not only children but adults as well.
She further said fast access to the health centre at Regent was not easily accessible due to the deplorable condition of the road.
The Regent-Grafton road is aggravating our suffering, Modu Conteh lamented, and on behalf of her association pleaded with the current government for assistance to alleviate their sufferings.
She expressed her association’s commitment to work assiduously with President
Koroma in his nation building drive.
In his response Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo said the life of very human being was government’s priority.
He assured them that he would discuss the issues raised about their health concerns with the Health minister and see that urgent attention was given to it.
On the issue of road construction, he agreed with them that development would definitely be slow but reminded the association about President Koroma’s emphasis on the construction of a coastal road in Freetown.
The Information minister implored the people to exercise patience as government would do its best to see that the popular mandate of the people was satisfied