The Late Colonel Eric Wamu Dennis
Gov’t Releases Funeral Arrangements For Late Deputy Chief of Staff
MONROVIA, August 22 (LINA) - The Government of Liberia has released the funeral arrangements for the late Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Colonel Eric Wamu Dennis.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, the Book of Condolence for the late Colonel Dennis will be opened on Tuesday, August 23, at the AFL headquarters at the Barclay Training Center (BTC), where the Ministry of Defense is also located, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
On Thursday, August 25, the remains of Colonel Dennis will be conveyed under appropriate military escort from the St. Moses Funeral Parlors at 4:00 p.m. to the Good Shepard Episcopal Church in Paynesville for one night of wake keeping beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The Government of Liberia further announces that on Friday, August 26, funeral rites will be said over the remains of the late Colonel Dennis at the Trinity Cathedral on Broad Street, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and internment follows thereafter at the Bensonville Cemetery in Bentol City, Montserrado County.
As a mark of last respect and tribute to the late Deputy Chief of Staff, the President of the Republic of Liberia and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has declared a period of mourning during which time the national ensign of the Republic will be flown at half-mask from all public buildings from Friday, August 12, to Friday, August 26.