The Minister of State, East, Rtd Brigadier KES Boyah on Friday 27 January 2023 handed development projects to over 15 Contractors in three different Chiefdoms in Kono District.

These Projects include the construction and rehabilitation of Major Feeder Roads, and the construction of culverts and two other major Bridges in Gbense, Kamara, and Sandor Chiefdoms respectively.

Speaking at the handing-over ceremony, the Minister of State-East, strongly admonished the Contractors not to engage in substandard project delivery but one that can stand the test of time and in the best interest of the people.

He encouraged the beneficiaries to monitor the projects as their own as he will be playing an oversight monitoring role at different intervals to ensure a sustainable work outcome.

He furthered that his role in the Region is not only to represent the President but also to monitor Government’s Development Projects.

One of the Contractors assured the minister and the people of quality service delivery. He added that they will do their best in seeing that they deliver to the expectation of the Government as well as the people of Kono District.

The beneficiaries and Traditional Leaders welcomed the developmental strive of President Bio in ensuring that there is development everywhere in Sierra Leone.

The said projects are expected to link the Chiefdoms together at different levels including the two Districts Kono in the East and Falaba in the North-East Region of Sierra Leone.