Liberia: Jallah Town Residents Stage Violent Protest Demanding Electricity; Say It’s More Useful to Them than ‘Presidential Street Lights’ - News Summed Up

Liberia: Jallah Town Residents Stage Violent Protest Demanding Electricity; Say It’s More Useful to Them than ‘Presidential Street Lights’


“Since the upgrading process of the LEC, Jallah Town community has been out of current. According to him, most of the residents within the slum Jallah Town Community heavily depend on the sale of local cooling commodities to take care of them and their respective family members. He added that the lack of street lights in Jallah Town makes the community vulnerable, especially during the night hours. For his part, a youth leader of the Jallah Town Community, Blama Sarnor claimed that criminal activities have intensified in the community over the years as a result of the lack of public electricity. He termed as false and misleading accusations that community dwellers of Jallah Town are most often engaged into power theft.


Source: Front Page Africa February 09, 2021 05:54 UTC



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