BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO
ULUKOLU Corporative Society for the first time received a vehicle for transportation funded by the People’s Republic of China through the North Guadalcanal Constituency.
The vehicle gifted to Ulukolu Corporative is worth more than $370,000.
Speaking at the handover ceremony Member of Parliament for North Guadalcanal Constituency Samson Maneka confirmed that this vehicle is for transportation for people and also commodities so people in communities can be able to sell their local produce to earn a living.
“With this, I urged you to please take good care of this vehicle and respect leaders that are given authority to look after it,” Maneka said.
In response managing director of the Ulukolu Corporative Society Felix Garimane said he believes the Ulukolu Association knows what is best for its people.
“We have no doubt that Ulukolu association can run this project successfully that is my strong declaration promised through faithful and honest leaders. Eyes of the constituency are upon Ulukolu today I wish the constituency a prosperous peaceful future,” Garimane said.
Chairman of Ulukolu Association Casper Kanai on the same note thanked Maneka for the gift and promised they would take good care of it and use it for its rightful purpose.
On the same event a women representative Madalyn Limola said the handover of this vehicle will now address the long standing needs for women vendors in terms of transporting their commodities for sell at the Honiara Central Market.
Sam Toba adds this is an early Christmas gift for the 11 communities that formed the Ulukolu Corporative Society.
The handing ceremony was held on December 22, 2021.