Grand Cape Mount County Senator Varney Sherman yesterday left the country for the United States to seek medical treatment for his recent ailment.
Sen. Sherman recently fainted minutes before the commencement of an event on Capitol Hill where a huge crowd gathered to witness the endorsement of the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph Boakai by a majority of the Senators.
The Senator, after his collapse, was immediately rushed to the JFK Medical Center. Minister of Health, Dr. Bernice Dahn, was present at the Capitol Building when the incident occurred.
No immediate medical reason was given for the unfortunate incident, but Senator Sherman was attired in a large traditional country cloth gown in the crowded Rotunda where only one air condition unit was reportedly functioning.
However, in a brief comment, the Director General of the General Services Agency (GSA), Madam Mary Broh, informed the gathering that she had visited the Senator at the hospital, and that there were signs that he will pull through.
There has also been no official statement about Senator Sherman’s trip to the United States from the ruling Unity Party or his family.