Call to establish schools in rural Liberia stressed

Apr 14, 2009

Bong Count Senator Franklin Siakor, says the building of more schools in rural Liberia will give children access to education.

Senator Siakor said, he has observed that most of the schools in Liberia are located in cities, thus making it difficult for rural children to have adequate access to education like their colleagues.

Speaking Sunday at the first commence convocation of the Trinity Bible Collage and School of Business in Harbel, Margibi County, Senator Siakor also called on government to train more teachers and assigned them in rural Liberia with attractive salary.

He maintained that he will continue to advocate by working with the Education Ministry to create training opportunity for rural teachers.

The Bong County Senator said illiteracy rate in Liberia is responsible for some of the political crisis, as politicians were always using youths who are not educated to champion their cause. Meanwhile, the President of the Trinity Bible College and School of Business, Rev. Jim Tormonllah disclosed plan to construct a modern facility for college.

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