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Gov’t remembers Senator Geraldine Doe-Sirleaf, a patriot

Al Bowier/ Joseph Koon
The casket bearing the remains of late  Montserrado County Senator, Geraldine Doe-Sirleaf
The casket bearing the remains of late Montserrado County Senator, Geraldine Doe-Sirleaf

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - The Government of Liberia described the death of the late Senator Geraldine Doe-Sirleaf as a dedicated stateswoman, patriot and administrator.

Reading her Gazette on behalf of Government Saturday, March 16, 2019 the Chief of Protocol, Jarvis Walterspoon, said: “Liberia has lost an astute politician and that her death is irreparable; a public servant who served the Government and people of Liberia with distinction”.

The late Montserrado County Senator was buried during the weekend at the Kaizer Cemetery in Browerville, Montserrado County.

Prior to her death, Senator Geraldine Doe-Sirleaf served in several official capacities as the Liberian Senate, including Chair on Executive, Chair on Transport. Other capacity was the President of Oilers at the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC), she also served as former National Vice Chair for Operations and National Chairperson of the Congress for Democratic Change, now called the Coalition for Democratic Change.

In memorial of the fallen Senator, a member of the 54th Legislature has called for the establishment of a Legislative Training Institute in her honor.

Gbarpolu County Senator, Hon. Armah Zulu Jallah, said: “The Institute is intended to train Legislative staff on the inner workings of the Legislature and will reflect the legacy of the late Senator in recognition of her services to the Legislature and the Government of Liberia at large”.

Senator Jallah Made the remarks Saturday, at the funeral of the Senator Geraldine Doe-Sirleaf held at the Secret Heart Cathedral in Monrovia.


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