Public Works Minister Ruth Coker-Collins, known for her hard work and determination in Liberia’s Public Works sector, has revealed that the CDC-led government of President George M. Weah has made significant progress in improving the country’s road connectivity.
Speaking on Freedom FM’s morning show, the Minister highlighted that the Pro-poor Government inherited a road network of 745 km in 2018, but has since connected and paved an additional 1,275 km, marking a major milestone in a short period of time.
Minister Coker-Collins provided an update on ongoing projects, including the ELWA to RIA, Tapitta to Toe’s Town-Grand Gedeh County, Fish Town to Zwedru, and Bushrod to St. Paul Bridge. She also emphasized the importance of maintenance work currently being carried out on the Monrovia to Bomi corridor and Rehab community.
Assuring Liberians of President Weah’s commitment to improving road connectivity, including farm-to-market roads, the Minister praised the President for entrusting her with the responsibility of executing the infrastructural mandate of the Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).
Acknowledging the support of the Liberian public and media in achieving the current progress, Minister Coker-Collins expressed her gratitude for their continued cooperation and positive relationship.
As an accomplished engineer and media-friendly Minister, she remains committed to advancing the country’s infrastructure and improving the lives of its citizens.