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Associate Justice, Clarence Simpson, Laid to Rest

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The Late Associate Justice, Clarence Simpson
The Late Associate Justice, Clarence Simpson

( 20, 2016) -- Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Clarence Simpson, has been laid to rest.

Associate Justice Simpson was buried Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Rossville, outside the Liberian capital, Monrovia following funeral rites at the Trinity Cathedral in Monrovia.

During the funeral, scores of Government officials, led by President Ellen Jonson-Sirleaf, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, the Religious and Business Communities, graced the home going of their fallen compatriot.

Meanwhile, the Government of Liberia has paid tribute to the late Justice Simpson for the services rendered the people of Liberia over the years.

Government described the former Justice Minister and Associate Justice as   an astute and dedicated public servant who served with distinction.

Government’s consolation statement was contained in an official Gazette read by the Foreign Ministry Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Funeral of Associate Justice, Clarence Simpson held at the Trinity Cathedral in Monrovia.

According to Government, Justice Simpson’s death has created a vacuum in the country’s judicial system.

At the same time, several government ministries and agencies also paid their respective tributes, including the Supreme Court, Justice Ministry, among others.

For his part, Chief Justice, Francis Kpokpor, praised the late Simpson for his hard work and selflessness.

Chief Justice Kporkpor said: “The former Associate Justice Simpson was a man of trust and integrity

Justice Simpson died on January 30, 2016 at his Rossville residence outside Monrovia following a brief illness.


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