In his welcome address, the Councillor for Ward 380, Abioseh Wilson chaired the meeting stated that water is important to human existence, and many residents at Brookfield had been yearning for such development.
On behalf of the ward committee members, Abioseh Wilson expressed profound gratitude to the Minister of Water Resources and his team for mitigating their constraints in accessing pure and adequate water facilities.
In his presentation, the water Resources Minister described the Brookfield’s community as an organized community, stating that the installation of taps in various communities in Freetown was the initial plan of his institution, but that he included tanks and bore holes.
He noted that because of the eruption of the Ebola pandemic, the country confronted with several challenges, amidst the series of challenges faced by the country’s economy, government had provided large quantity of water tanks to almost all communities within the Freetown judicial district in the republic of Sierra Leone.
Hon. Swaliho M Koroma of constituency 380 in the southern part of Sierra Leone, who is also the chairman of Water Resources committee in parliament, cautioned the community people to treat the facilities as their bouncing baby, and also make good use of the facilities.
He informed his audience that some residents were in the habited of destroying public utilities, as he appealed to the stakeholders to always protect the given facilities.
However, the Brookfields community stakeholders also expressed appreciation to Ministry of Water Resources for the gesture, whiles describing the project as a step in the right direction.