By: Samuel Brew, Margibi County Correspondent, +231776444020/0881835952
Kakata, Liberia – As a part of strengthening the Sister City Relationship between Brooklyn Park, Minnesota USA and Kakata City, Brooklyn Park Administration visited the City Government of Kakata on Thursday, April 14, 2022.
The visitation was marked by a brief indoor welcoming ceremony.
At the welcoming ceremony, Kakata City Mayor, Emmanuel M. Goll, Sr., was grateful and overwhelmed while welcoming the Brooklyn Park Administration delegation, which includes Hon. Wynfred Russell, Council member, Brooklyn Park City Council as well as Mayor Lisa Jacobson of Brooklyn Park, and Rev. Alexander B. Collins, Chairperson, Brooklyn Park.
In a special statement, Councilman Wynfred Russell extended to Mayor Lisa Jacobson greetings from the workforce of the City Government of Kakata and lauded the efforts in making sure that the trip to Liberia was successful and thanked Mayor Goll and team for their efforts made over the period of time at the Kakata City Corporation (KCC).
He at the same time read and presented an Invitation and Flag of Brooklyn Park, on behalf of Mayor Lisa Jacobson to Mayor Goll and the City Government of Kakata.
Mayor Goll has appreciated Mayor Lisa Jacobson and the Brooklyn Park City Council for the invitation and flag given to him and looks forward to honoring the invitation extended to him.
Meanwhile, the City Government and visiting guests toured 6-acres of land acquired by the Mayor’s Office to be named Brooklyn Park, Kakata in Holder’s Farm Community, Kakata City.
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota USA and Kakata City, Liberia started a Sister City Relationship in July 2012 for the betterment of the City of Kakata and its people.
Thanks and appreciation goes to the Community Leaders, Kakata City Corporation (KCC) workforce, Kakata Citizens Engagement Board, and the media.