The Liberia National Police in Collaboration with the Bong Detachment has concluded a one day Mass Communication Policing and Engagement Meeting in Gbarnga, Bong County.
The one-day forum which was held at the Gbarnga Administrative Building on September 6, 2018 brought together, Youths, Elders, Women, Religious leaders, Local leaders and Marketers in the county.
The meeting or dialogue was held under the theme, “Saying no to Violence, Yes to the Rule of Law”.
Giving the overview of the dialogue, the Deputy Chief for community Service, H. Blanyon Himmie said the one-day community policing is important on grounds that the citizens are the first eye of the police in the various communities and it is necessary to discuss and appreciate them for their works in the past.
Also speaking the LNP Inspector General Patrick Sudue explained that the meeting was also meant to appreciate the citizens of the county for remaining violence free in the just ended 2018 by Senatorial election in the county.
The Liberia National Police boss at the same time urged citizens in Bong County and the country at large to maintain the peace they today enjoy, adding that if the country must develop the peace must be maintained all.
Inspector Sudue told a team of reporters on Thursday that the community policing meeting process is a nationwide awareness to promote the activities of the policing across the country.
The meeting was concluded with a certification of some police officers and institutions including Kwatekeh Radio 100.9 MHz.
The LNP awarded Kwatekeh Radio as best 2017/2018 entity of the year within Bong County for their continued peace messages and partnership with LNP in the County.
Commander Sudue said the certificate of award is intended to encourage recipients of their tireless effort in making sure that the county and the country remain stable for all.
Receiving the certificate on behalf of Kwatekeh Radio, the Manager and ELBC Correspondent for Bong County, Mr. Papa Morris extolled the LNP for its farsightedness in recognizing his entity continuous stands for peace.
According to Manager Morris, his entity advocacy on peace is intended for a better Bong County and Liberia where equality of peace will be the hallmark of practice.
The Kwatekeh Radio Manager vowed that his institution will continue engaged in practices that will bring about a transformative agenda which will eventually put in place the platform of peace and reconciliation in the county.
For her part Bong County Superintendent Esther Walker extended commendation to the LNP for organizing such dialogue in the county, especially telling citizens the impotent of their involvement in keeping in the country.
The Bong County chief executive who spoke on behalf of the local leaders in the county describes the meeting or the dialogue as an eye-opening for citizens in maintaining the peace of the country.