There is no doubt Liberia is undergoing serious, crushing economic difficulties and everyone, both government officials and ordinary citizens, is feeling the pinch. While others have given up on the capacity of the current administration to salvaging the situation, there are some Liberians who are hopeful and upbeat about progress nearby. The hopeful ones take delight and consolation not merely in the enormous resources potential of the country but also in the dexterity and political will of the current administration to lift the country from the near economic abyss in which it was born or which it inherited. One Liberian who is very positive about this is the Third Person in Political Accession, the Speaker of the House of Representatives Bhofal Chambers. Responding following his receipt of honor conferred upon him by a group of citizens, Speaker Chamber says it has got faith in Liberia’s potential for economic growth and it is only the matter of time before it gets manifested. The Analyst reports.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Bhofal Chambers, has declared that the time for Liberia’s current economic crises to be over is near, exhorting the rich potential of the country and the determination of the Government to revive hopes and incite smiles of Liberians once again.
He said the journey to success is never ending, divulging that his leadership has been able to rebrand the Legislature, House of Representatives.
Speaking when he was honored by a plethora of civil society organizations under the banner, Citizens Action Committee, the Maryland Representative pledged to remain engaged legislatively in ways and means that will bring dignity to the image of the Legislature and the entire Government.
He underscored Liberia ability to survive the present economic crunch, adding, “Liberia has a huge potential for economic growth.”
“I believe that our resources can better serve us, if we learn from how other countries are getting it right on the management of their natural resources, and our budget can go beyond a billion dollars,” the House Speaker asserted.
The Speaker was speaking in reference to government’s desire to expand the economy and grow the budget by tapping on the potentials of the forest sectors, fisheries and the mining of precious metals with apparent reference to the German forest sector success story, the Norwegians fisheries and Botswana’s success story of mining of precious metals.
Speaker Chambers made the assertions when he was honored and gowned by a conglomeration of several civil society groupings under the banner of Citizens Action Committee (CAC) for his leadership style and statesmanship at the House of Representatives and his according preferment as the third person by rank in the Liberian Government architecture.
Mr. Stephen Russell, Chairman of the Maryland Patriotic Student Movement in his overview assertions told the gathering that his organization in collaboration with other actors in civil societies have been following the workings of Speaker Chambers since his early days in the Liberian Legislature, and he has proven good statesmanship.
In a statement of recognition, the Chairman of the Citizens Action Committee, Mr. Simon Gambleh says his organization is in cognizance of how Dr. Chambers’ leadership trajectory at the 54th Legislature has rebranded the august body and has restored its respectability in the Liberian populace, the sub-region, and several other global legislative and parliamentarian bodies across the world.