The Member of Parliament for Constituency 105, Nuru Deen Sankoh Yillah, has outlined his developmental plans for his constituents.
Addressing a cross section of the community over the weekend, Nuru Deen Sankoh Yillah said his constituency was highly populated and was one of the areas which had the highest votes in the past elections.
The lawmaker disclosed that he had held talks with the Guma Valley Water Company, the Freetown City Council, government ministers and other organisations to see how they could improve the lives of his people.
He added that he was now advocating and lobbying in parliament for better facilities in the constituency more especially in the areas of safe and pure drinking water, health facilities, job opportunities, and the construction of feeder roads.
The legislator maintained that, “this is the time for us to wake up and work”, adding that his constituency was one where people from all walks of life passed through everyday for shopping.
He appealed to youths to go out and look for jobs that would make them contribute meaningfully to the development of the constituency and the country as a whole.
Nuru Deen Sankoh Yillah also urged parents and wards to send their children to school, especially girls and stop forcing them into early marriages.
The MP called on all to join President Koroma‘s call for attitudinal change. He also called on people to respect each other especially religious leaders and elders in the constituency.
To women at the Bombay Street market, he appealed to them to go to the market space provided for them and stop selling out in the streets.
The chairman of the programme, Dr Mohamed Fofanah, said government had come to move the country forward and improved the lives and standards of people. He added, “within four months Freetown is now enjoying electricity supply”.
Dr Fofanah maintained that, “President Koroma is a man who has vision to move this country forward and work for his people”.
He also stressed the need for women and youth empowerment in the constituency.
Delivering his statement Allieu Kallay, who is aspiring for mayorship of the Freetown City Council, asked the people to be patient and had trust in the government, and also urged people to pay their bills and fulfilling their obligations.
Chernor Bundu, the presidential aid to President Koroma, expressed President Koroma’s plight for Constituency 105.
He also called for unity and respect between and among people.
By Abibatu Kamara