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Govt pays homage to Late Justice Clarence Simpson

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Pres. Sirleaf accompanied by Chief Justice Korkpor and Justice Minister Sannoh- Late Cllr. Simpson inserted far right
Pres. Sirleaf accompanied by Chief Justice Korkpor and Justice Minister Sannoh- Late Cllr. Simpson inserted far right

(elbcradio.com/Feb. 18, 2016) - The Government of Liberia has described the fallen Associate Justice, Clarence Simpson, as a dedicated, resourceful and career lawyer.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the late Clarence Simpson served the Government and people of Liberia with distinction.

The Liberian Leader said the death of Justice Simpson has created a vacuum in the Liberian judiciary.

President Sirleaf made the statement Thursday, February 18, 2016 when she led an array of government officials to sign the Book of Condolence of former Associate Justice, Clarence Simpson at the Temple of Justice.
The President and her Cabinet were followed by the Vice President, Joseph Boakai, members of the Legislature, and the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court.

Speaking to reporters, Chief Justice, Francis Korkpor, said: “The former Justice Minister and Associate Justice, Cllr. Clarence Simpson, was always willing to offer his services.”
“We will miss Justice Simpson for the impact he has made while serving at the Supreme Court,” the Chief Justice emphasized.
Chief Justice Korkpor described his fallen compatriot as an experienced lawyer and patriot.

Cllr. Simpson died January 30, 2016 at his Brewerville home outside Monrovia.

Meanwhile, Government has announced that Justice Simpson’s body will be conveyed to the Supreme Court for an hour of viewing Friday, February 19, 2016 followed by a one night of wake keeping on the same day.
According to the Foreign Ministry, Justice Simpson will be buried Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Royesville, Montserrado County, following funeral rites at the Trinity Cathedral in Monrovia.
                                       
 

 


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