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U.S. Embassy Delegation Visits Margibi, Bong, and Nimba Counties
September 22, 2021

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Today, September 22, the Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Embassy, Joel Maybury, begins a tour of various U.S. Government-funded development projects in Margibi, Bong, and Nimba Counties.  He is accompanied by Dr. Rachel Idowu, Country Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Jim Wright, the Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other representatives of the U.S. Embassy.  They will meet with local government officials, including the superintendents of Margibi, Bong, and Nimba Counties, as well as community leaders and beneficiaries of several U.S. Government-supported projects and activities.  Throughout the visit, the U.S. delegation will highlight the COVID-19 vaccination campaign and encourage all leaders and institutions to emphasize the importance of vaccination to protect the population against COVID-19.