President Weah Pays Tribute to Fallen Liberians

President Weah joined by First Lady Clar Weah at a wreath-laying ceremony of former President William V.S. Tubman

President George Manneh Weah has paid tribute to fallen Liberian heroes, heroines and beloved on the occasion of National Decoration Day. President Weah, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, visited the grave sites of the late President William V.S. Tubman and his loved ones, including some prominent members of the CDC.

According to a release from the Ministry of State, the President commenced the observance of Decoration Day with a visit to the Thinkers’ Village Cemetery, where he used the occasion to pay homage to a friend indeed, according to an Executive Mansion press release yesterday.

President Weah later paid respect at the Du-port Road Massacre Monument to those that lost their lives as a result of the Duport road massacre and visited the grave of the late Kladee Nagbe, the departed wife of Information Minister Eugene Lenn Nagbe. He then laid a wreath and offered prayers on behalf of the departed souls.

President Weah also made a stop at Voka Mission Cemetery, where he honored his late Mother and Grandmother Anna Quaye-Weah and Emman Klon-Jlaleh Brown, his aunt.

He then pay a visit to Barnesville Estate, where he visited the grave sites of two fallen partisans of the CDC, the late Papie Solo and Col. Blackie.

President Weah then climaxed the day by paying a visit to the Centennial Pavilion, where he similarly visited the gravesite of President William V.S. Tubman, offered prayers and laid wreaths.

Meanwhile, President Weah has on behalf of the Government of Liberia extended his deepest sympathy to all those that lost their beloved ones and friends throughout the years, and has called on Liberians to observe the day with peace and harmony.

The President made the remarks on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, during an address to the Nation from his Foreign Ministry Office, the Executive Mansion release said.


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