Minister of Transport, Samuel A. Wlue has presented a check of Two Million Sixty Two Thousand Five Hundred Liberian Dollars to the National Federation of Motorcycle and Tricycle Association of Liberia (NAFOMTAL)
Monrovia: On Thursday, Jun. 15, 2023, the Minister of Transport, Hon. Samuel A. Wlue has presented a check of Two Million Sixty Two Thousand Five Hundred Liberian Dollars to the National Federation of Motorcycle and Tricycle Association of Liberia (NAFOMTAL) in fulfilment of Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Ministry of Transport and NAFOMTAL on February 8, 2023 and sanctioned or endorsed by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) to ensure the safe, efficient and affordable operations of motorcycle in the country.
Speaking, Minister Wlue said, "based on existing mutual relations and being the lead in the transport sector, we are under the mandate to ensure the delivery of quality service delivery in the transportation sector and it was prudent to render support to the union". He also urged the union the Ministry's technical assistance to ensure that motorcyclists are trained, duly identified by their membership IDs, registered plates and safety jackets.
Minister Wlue also asked the motorcycle union to closely work with the Ministry to organize a "Peace Ride" in honor of the holding of a peaceful Presidential and Legislative elections scheduled for October 2023.
Receiving the check on behalf of the union, the National President of NAFOMTAL, Harris M. Kollie thanked the Ministry and promised that the fund will be directed at meaningful initiatives that would help drive the agenda of the union.