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BIN THIGHTENS SECURITY AT BORDER POINTS

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(MICAT, Tuesday, March 3, 2015): The Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization has provided maximum security at all border points to ensure the full compliance of Liberia Health Protocols in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus Disease.



Speaking Tuesday March 3, 2015 when he appeared at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) daily Ebola Press briefing, the Deputy Commissioner of BIN for Administration, Col. Peter F. Ziazay said, the measure was taken after the President announced the reopening of all borders.

According to a MICAT release, Commissioner Zaizay disclosed that the BIN has been working with the Center for Disease Control CDC, Health Authorities on the proper measures that will not allow the reawaken and spread of the virus through people entering and going out of Liberia in line with the Government of Liberia regulation against the deadly Ebola virus. He furthered mentioned that major border points to include York Island, Bo-waterside, Gbota, Jorwah, Garmu among others are regularly  monitored by health workers as a mean of keeping safe.

Commissioner Zaizay pointed out that BIN personnel has been trained for Ebola prevention, and six vehicles including personnel protective equipment and the provision of 34 motorcycles by United National Development Program were donated for the protection of border points.

He also revealed that the BIN has conducted a self-assessment retreat intended to identify gaps and challenges as well as practices aimed at improving the BIN personnel performances.

Meanwhile, Commissioner Zaizay in his presentation at MICAT, disclosed that Cllr. Lemual Reeves, Commissioner of BIN was recently involved into an accident that led to a manor injury and was taking to the Phebe Hospital  in Bong County  where he is currently receiving treatment.


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                  MICAT