Monrovia, Liberia – The United Nations has paid disability benefits totalling sixty-six thousand, nine hundred and ninety United States Dollars (66, 990 USD) to Staff Sergeant Jefferson Parpie Titus of the Armed Forces of Liberia.
The Check was turned over to Sergeant Titus and his family in Monrovia Monday by AFL Chief of Staff Major General Prince C. Johnson III.
Staff Sergeant Titus while serving on the United Nations Mission in Mali became one of the victims of a major bomb blast at an AFL Base, Super Camp, Timbuktu in May 2017.
The attack left one Armed Forces of Liberia soldier dead and seven others badly wounded including Titus who is now permanently disabled.
Presenting the check, AFL Chief of Staff, Major General Prince C. Johnson, III, lauded the government of Liberia for the engagement with the United Nations in making sure the soldier gets his benefits.
The AFL Chief of Staff regretted the permanent disability faced by the soldier as a result of the injury sustained while serving the UN Mission in Mali.
In response, SSG Titus expressed joy over the role played by the Ministry of National Defense and the AFL in getting his benefits from the United Nations.