FOMTUL Climaxes Dollars Rally Campaign To Support Motorcyclist Educational Development Program In Margibi
The Federation of Motorcycle and Tricycle Union of Liberia (FOMTUL) Margibi branch over the weekend climaxed a dollar rally campaign in Kakata City Margibi County.
The dollar rally campaign according to the Margibi branch President of FOMTUL is intended for the Federation to raise fund to support the motorcyclist educational development program (EDP) that has been crafted by the Union.
Mr. O. Jay G.F Morris, Jr. disclosed that the Federation is raising fund to be able to support the motorcyclist Health Care Aid Program (H-CAP) and support the Repair and General Servicing Agency (RGSA) so as to be able to repair motorcyclists’ bikes when they are in dilapidated condition.
“In the situation where they need money to settle, to repair; it is the sector that they can come to, we should seek the welfare of the people that we represent so in past time it had not being happening” he added.
He said under the Federation, the unique umbrella of the indefatigable federations of motorcycle in Margibi County the Union wants to get some programs enshrined within its platform that it can work out to see how to get them implemented through working with the public.
When asked why now, Mr. Morris narrated that the various Unions have not been federating, but now they are federating and all the Unions have conglomerated under one umbrella called Federation to have one voice, speak with one mind, have one focus and to achieve one goal adding, ‘that’s why we’ve come together for this purpose and for this purpose we must succeed’.
Morris who said in union strong success is sure stated that they will never prevail or be successful until they all work in one accord. He averred that this is the first phase of the dollar rally campaign with the second phase expected to kick-off soon.
Meanwhile, the Federation of Motorcycle and Tricycle Union of Liberia Margibi Branch President revealed that the Union is targeting about two million (L$2M) Liberian dollars as an initial amount to roll out the motorcyclist educational development program (EDP), Health Care Aid Program (H-CAP) as well as the Repair and General Servicing Agency Program respectively.
He used the opportunity to call on the religious communities (Christian & Muslim), students, teachers, shoe shine boys, government officials and Non-governmental Organizations to pay attention to the sector and it should be everybody’s business because everyone is making use of the motorcyclists on a daily basis.