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  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Parliamentary Committee Requests Works Minister to Suspend New Toll Gate Charges Pending Review

Parliamentary Committee Requests Works Minister to Suspend New Toll Gate Charges Pending Review

In a significant move aimed at ensuring transparency and accountability in the implementation of new toll gate charges, Hon. Bashiru Silikie, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee of Works and Public Assets, has urged the Minister of Works and Public Assets, Dr. Dennis Sandy, and the China Railway Seventh Group (CRSG) to suspend the scheduled implementation of new toll gate charges set for March 1st, 2024.

 

The Parliamentary Committee members have joined in the call for an extensive review of the agreement between the Government and China Railway Seventh Group (CRSG). This move underlines their commitment to ensuring that any adjustments to toll gate charges align with the best interests of the public and are based on a thorough examination of relevant data and financial considerations.

 

The decision to elect PC Saffa Tarmu was the result of careful deliberation among fourteen Paramount Chiefs, representing various constituencies within the Pujehun District, demonstrating a unified commitment to effective representation and leadership continuity.

 

PC Saffa Tarmu’s election is expected to bolster the district’s voice in national matters, given his extensive experience and understanding of local issues. He expressed gratitude for the trust placed in him and pledged to serve with dedication and integrity, emphasizing unity and collaboration in addressing district challenges and promoting sustainable development.

 

His election signifies a significant milestone in the district’s political landscape, highlighting the community’s resilience and commitment to democratic principles. As PCMP, Saffa Tarmu faces the task of meeting constituents’ expectations and honoring his predecessor’s legacy.

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