Chief Tengbe on behalf of Dr. Tengbe made the presentations in a well attended ceremony witnessed by traditional leaders and subjects of the Kiss Kama and Kissi Teng Chiefdoms where he said “other Chiefdoms including Kissi Tongi will benefit from this goodwill project in the weeks to come.”
He said Dr. Jonathan Bonopha Tengbe expressed sympathy to the nation, victims, families and households affected by the deadly Ebola Virus Disease and called on all to fight the disease as “one family, one community and as one nation.” He said the virus was real and it kills adding that it could be prevented and if noticed and reported early it would increase the chances of survival of its victims.
Chief Tengbe said Dr.Tengbe shared the hope that his good gesture would attract the government and others including indigenes of Kailahun District to aid individuals, homes and communities affected by the deadly Ebola Virus Disease.
“Dr. Tengbe loves his people and have them at heart” Chief Tengbe said, adding that “he will always be there for them.” He expressed appreciation over the effort made so far by the government but urged them “to do more” to save the people of Sierra Leone from the Ebola disease.
Chief Tengbe added that he was pleased with Dr. Tengbe for his good gesture and saw his action as one from “a true son of the soil” He called on his people to practically “declare war against the deadly Ebola disease,” and assured of the maximum cooperation of his office.
Dr. Tengbe who lives in the United Kingdom is currently working for the Government of Qatar (Middle East) as Highway Expert and Area Manager for Qatar North and South at the Public Works Authority. He holds M.Sc (Infrastructure Planning) and a Ph.D. (Engineering) with distinction both from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.