- Search Results
Pres. Sirleaf Admonishes McClain.....
Date Uploaded: Aug 02, 2016

President Sirleaf receives the remains of the late Dr. McClain


Pres. Sirleaf Admonishes McClain Family to Seek Solace in God
By Prince S. Nagbe, LINA

MONROVIA, August 1 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admonished family members of fallen Presidential Affairs Minister Edward B. McClain to look up to God for strength and direction.

She referred to Dr. McClain’s death as “a blow to the family, and said she believes that it is only in God that the family can take solace.

According to the Liberia News Agency, President Sirleaf made the remarks Sunday at the Roberts International Airport in Margibi County where she led an array of senior government officials and family members to receive the remains of the fallen Minister.

Rev. Charles O. Diggs who delivered the sermon at the brief funeral service, encouraged the bereaved family, President Sirleaf and government officials to take solace in the Lord as they mourn a father, uncle, friend and a dedicated public servant.

Dr. McClain died on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Wilgers Life Hospital in Lynwood, Pretoria, South Africa, following a period of illness.

Meanwhile, the body has been deposited at the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Parlours in Sinkor where a brief service was held.


latest headlines
‘Poverty Rate Still High In Africa,’ Says WB Lead Economist
World Bank Lead Economist and the author of the Africa’s Pulse Report, Punam Chuhan-Pole, has observed that with poverty rates still high in th ...more
African Media Group Condemns Killing Of Nigerian Journalist
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) says it has received with shock reports that Famous Giobaro, a desk editor with the state-owned Glory ...more
LNP Assures Female Contestants Of Full Protection
Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman has assured women vying in the October elections of full police protection during their campaign process ...more
WFP Official Urges Joint Efforts For ‘Zero Hunger’ Goal In Liberia
The World Food Program (WFP) Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Abdou Dieng, has called for collaborative efforts by Liberians to ach ...more
Apostle Suleman Coming To Liberia Again
The President and Founder of the Nigeria-based Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) international is due in the country for a two-day crusade beginning Ma ...more
Police Chief Nudges Youth To Embrace Peace
Police Inspector-General Gregory Coleman has called on Liberian youths to do away with violence and embrace positive thoughts and actions for the ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency