The remains of Lofa County District #2 Representative Fofi Sahr Baimba is expected to be interred tomorrow Saturday, October 3, at the Kaizer Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Brewerville City outside Monrovia.
According to the funeral protocol, the body will be removed from the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home in Sinkor at 3:00 p.m. and taken to the Rotunda of the Capitol Building where it will lie in state for two hours.
Wake-keeping will run from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., during which friends, sympathizers and well-wishers may pay their tributes. Additionally, family wake-keeping while Baimba’s remains lie in repose on Capitol Hill, will be at the deceased’s Soul Clinic Community residence.
At 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, the remains will be taken to his Soul Clinic residence, and then at 10:00 a.m., the body will be taken to King Kizito Catholic Church for the Mass of the Resurrection.
The protocol said only the Government of Liberia, Family and Church will pay tributes during the funeral service.
Last Wednesday, Vice President Joseph Boakai, Speaker Alex Tyler and Defense Minister Brownell Samukai were among government officials who signed the book of condolence of the late Rep. Baimba.
The former Lofa County lawmaker died on Sunday, September 13 upon arrival at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Sinkor after a brief illness.
He was 61.
During his early tenure at the 53rd Legislature, he served as Co-Chairman on the Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery and was a member on the Committee on Internal Affairs.
Prior to his death, he served as Chairman on the Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery.