N E W S L E T T E R
District # 1 Montserrado County Volume 0196
Last updated on 1/10/2019
Few weeks after armed robbers stormed the township of Kingsville #7 and made away with thousands of United States dollars worth of properties, District #1 Representative Lawrence Morris convened a meeting on Wednesday June 13, 2018 with commissioner of police Patrick Sudue and other local authorities of the District to address the issue.
Present at the meeting were Honorables Lester Binda, Uriah Brooks, John Tucker , LNP Inspector Francis B. Flomo, Viola Brigge, Thomas Urey, Tony Kanakor, Nathaniel Sackie,. Joseph B. Kollie, Stephen Goba, Daniel S.K Pabie, Samuel Korpu and Jefferson D. Flomo amongst others. Hon. Morris offered his office's collaboration and full support with local law enforcement officers in partnership with the Liberia National Police and the Swedish embassy to recruit and train young men and women to serve as vigilantes for the community watchdog team shortly to be introduced in the district.
He emphasized that the program is intended to help police officers in vulnerable communities in the district fight crimes at all levels of society.
Rep. Morris condemns burglary in District #1 and promises to fight criminals.
Montserrado District #1 Representative Outlines Five Pillars
District #1 Rep. Lawrence Morris is calling for an increment of budgetary allocation in the 2018/19 nation budget for the LNFS.
The LNFS has had US$1.5 million in past budgets, of which 8o present is used on salary, something that the LNFS finds it difficult to run the institution effectively over the years.
Serving as guest speaker at the International firefighting day program over the weekend at the The Representative of Montserrado District #1 on Tuesday May 15, told reporters about his plain to transform his district through five Pillars which he outlined.
Speaking at the office at the capitol, Representative Lawrence Morris explained his five Pillars of development. He named Rehabilitation of roads, Health Care, Infrastructure, Agriculture, and Education as the five pillars of his developmental agenda.
The District #1 lawmaker explained about how he sees the implementation of this agenda as the solution for the people of his District that lack these things.
Sometime people see infrastructure as development like roads and the physical structures; but, for me, I also see human capacity building as infrastructure too, "explained Hon. Morris.
Rep. Morris launches LMDI's arithmetic competition, "The Multiplier"
The National Multiplication Competition, The MULTIPLIER, was launched at the Monrovia Christian Fellowship Center by Montserrado County Representative, Lawrence Morris with commitment to influence National Legislative support to the LMDI many initiatives targeting competition. The academia per excellence. told the gathering of about 500 pupils from different elementary schools in Monrovia that brain teasing competitions such as the ones being run by the LMDI needs national government support because they ignite and bring out the hidden talents in young people who are studious about the World around them for the general good of their nation. Representative Morris cautioned the students to take academic competitions seriously as they could as well open doors of opportunities that could for ever change their lives for the best. He launched the MULTIPLIER with Seventy five thousand Liberian Dollars.
Earlier, LMDI Director John Kollie lamented the general lack of support for the National General knowledge Pop Quizzing launched by his organization since 2015, warning that the LMDI may be forced to shut down all the academic competitive initiatives being run by the group any time soon because of the lack of support. The launch of the MULTIPLIER witnessed the first set of seven multiplication of number games amongst 14 primary sessions from across Monrovia and its environs. The newly launched National Multiplication Competition will feature school kids from grades 1-6 in fierce weekly multiplication of numbers at their level as a way of enhancing their natural multiplication skills. The competition will bring face to face primary schools to battle in game style competitive exchanges around Liberia.
Montserrado County District #1 Representative Lawrence Morris has congratulated the victorious Montserrado County men’s football team with a donation of whopping US$1,000 as an initial contribution for their splendid performance during the course of the 2017-2018 County Sports Meet.
He made the donation on Monday in Bentol City, Montserrado County.
An overly excited Morris lauded the technical team and the boys for a job well done as the county has once again proven to be the center of almost everything in the country. He was also glad that the trophy was taken to the county capital where several people had the opportunity to see the trophy.
The Representative said that he was proud of the county to have retained the title, which is the most prestigious of the entire tournament. “You promised us that you were going to bring this trophy back and we are very glad that you have lived up to this promise. The people of this great county are proud of you all,” he added.
Rep. Morris initially provided LD$50,000 to the team during their camping for the finals and also bought them their full regalia (Montserrado county t-shirts and caps) including the technical team which cost almost US$700.
He promised to consult with the Montserrado County Legislative Caucus to reactivate Scholarship/Academic Program for players to have the opportunity to go to school to have vocational or career training.
Morris promotes sports amongst
youths in District #1
Courtesy of Daily Observer News Paper
Rep. Morris addresses Black Congressional Congress members of the US State of Arizona
Tuesday January 8, 2019