Members of the Tewoh Development Association (TDA), Potehun Town in the Nongowa Chiefdom in Kenema District, have embarked on massive agricultural activities in their community as a means of supporting government’s Food Security drive in the country.
During the meeting held at Potehun Town Court Bari, the TDA Chairman Foray Sengbeh disclosed that the association has contributed three bushels of swamp rice, four bushels of up land rice, three acres of oil palm plantation and three acres of cassava.
He then called on the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security to give the necessary support to enable them achieve their objective.
He appealed to donor agencies and other humanitarian organizations for support, reemphasizing that their input is needed for them to succeed.
Hawa Kanneh, in her contribution, explained that the people of the township are in dire need of storage facilities, pure drinking water and a school for the younger generations.
She lauded the efforts of the Chairman of Kenema District Council, Patrick Samu and his Councilors for undertaking the construction of a heath post for the township and its environs.
Seinya Vandi, Secretary General of the Association, called on the Africa Muslim Agency to provide them with a mosque as the present structure is very old and needs urgent attention or else it would collapse very soon. She disclosed that very soon they would embark on the maintenance of the Potehun – Hangha Road and appealed to the Chairman to provide them with working tools so that they could speedily complete the maintenance work.
Meaningful contributions were made by other executive members, who in one voice appealed to government and other humanitarian organizations to turn attention to the people of Potehun in terms of development.
By Saffa Moriba