MONROVIA, LIBERIA – The Steering Committee of Government’s Covid-19 Food Support Program says actual food distribution has begun for vulnerable people across Liberia.

According to the committee, the food distribution followed months of planning and test distribution.

The Head of the Steering Committee, Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh, said the food distribution is being executed and would be fully implemented to enhance public trust.

Speaking at the Ministry of Information Press briefing Thursday, Minister Tarpeh said the system has been vetted.

Meanwhile, Minister Tarpeh said an investigation is ongoing for alleged theft of the food ration by a company sub-contracted to implement the distribution exercise.

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Jarp Davies is a Liberian journalist who currently works for the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) as Reporter and Newscaster. Jarp has more than thirteen years of experience in journalism since he began work as an intern at the United Nations’ UNMIL Radio in Monrovia. At UNMIL Radio, he rose to the positions of Reporter and Program Producer. Jarp has also worked for several media institutions in Liberia including Infinity Corporation, owner of Power FM and TV, Matrix Media, owner of Capitol FM and Capitol Times Newspaper. The Liberian media practitioner is a graduate of the Jireh School of Journalism and Public Relations and a senior student at the University of Liberia. Jarp Davies can be reached at the following contacts and email: jarpd09@gmail #0886616580/0777835862


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