Liberia President, has launched a housing program for rural dwellers known as the Sasstown development project targeted toward a better living environment.
The former World best footballer took to his official social media page to make the announcement on Sunday, March 3.
President Weah revealed he was excited with the project expected to improve living condition of Liberians, who will be encouraged to go into agriculture after the residential buildings are ready.
“I’m excited to announce that my vision to transform the standard of living of our rural dwellers, precisely by upgrading their homes from mud brick homes to concrete homes; has started with the Sasstown development project,” President Weah’s statement read in part.
A further breakdown of the Sasstown development project revealed that existing residential cities will be converted to agricultural zones once the new buildings are completed.
In an effort to avoid demolition of their existing homes; which will prevent them from being homeless during the construction period.
“We have devised a strategy wherein we will build the new homes at a different location; and once the construction is done, they can then move into the newly constructed homes while we demolish the old ones and encourage them to do agriculture at the site of their old homes,” he said.
The President assured Liberians that his government would use every available cent on developing the country..