MCC And AFL Partner To Clean Battery Factory Community
-Ahead of Liberia’s 62nd Armed Forces Day
The Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) in partnership with the Armed Force of Liberia (AFL) on Saturday February 9, 2019, embarked on a vigorous clean up exercise to give the Battery Factory community a facelift ahead of the Armed Forces Day celebration slated for Monday, February 11, 2019.The exercise is part of series of activities commemorating Liberia’s 62nd Armed Forces Day.
The Exercise according to the Army Chief of Staff Major/General Prince C. Johnson III is part of the army’s usual community outreach activities.
Major/General Johnson III said it was practical to take the army to the people thereby embracing the spirit of peace, love and unity, something which he said is part of their duties as men and women in armed.
He noted that the exercise was a clear indication that the army prioritized the welfare of the people they are under obligation to protect.
The Army Chief further pointed out that the initiative was gear towards promoting a healthy and safe environment for everyone especially residents of the Battery Factory Community.
He cautioned community dwellers to always work to ensure that their communities are kept clean.
Major/General Prince C. Johnson III has promised to continuously work with the Monrovia City Corporation in support of a clean, green and safe Monrovia.
Men and Women of the AFL , MCC workers and community dwellers were observed sweeping , and removing stockpile of garbage from the community .
February 11 each year is celebrated in Liberia as Armed Forces Day, a national holiday to show appreciation for the nation’s military , its members , leaders , and heroes .