Foya Paramount Chief, Momo Taylor, Dies at 77

The late Paramount Chief of Foya Statutory District, Momo Taylor

One of Liberia’s prominent paramount chiefs from Foya Statutory District, Lofa County, North-western Liberia, has died following a protracted battle with diabetes.

Paramount Chief Momo S. Taylor was born October 15, 1945 in the then Kissi Chiefdom in present day Foya District in Lofa County.

Taylor died at the age of 77. He succeeded his late father, legendary Paramount Chief Tamba Lamin Taylor, who a family member intimated was born September 28, 1898 in the then Kissi Chiefdom, now Foya Statutory District, Lofa County.

Many admirers of the late Paramount Chief intimated that, as a lead paramount chief of the Foya Statutory District, he always worked hard to reconcile the Kissi ethnic group which, at the moment, is extensively divided along political and socioeconomic lines.

In a mobile phone conversation, the resident medical director of the Foya Borma Hospital, 

Dr. John T. Yarkpawolo, the resident medical director of the Foya Borma Hospital had confirmed the death of Taylor.

 Yarkpawolo also disclosed that Taylor passed into eternity peacefully at his homestead Shelloe in Foya Statutory District, Lofa County.

As a Muslim, Paramount Chief Taylor was interred on October 4, 2022, at noon.