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PUL Opens Book Of Condolence For Kerkula
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PUL Opens Book Of Condolence For Kerkula

MONROVIA, January 10 (LINA) - The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) will open a Book of Condolence in remembrance of journalist Martin Kerkula, Sr at its head office on Wednesday, January 11.

Mr. Kerkula died in Monrovia on Sunday, December 25, 2016, after a period of illness.

The signing will be led by the President and Members of the Press Union of Liberia, the family and members of the public.

The remains of Mr. Kerkula will be removed on Friday, January 13, from the AB Robert Funeral Home and taken to the Capitol Building where it will lie in state.

Interment will take place after the funeral service in Salala, Bong County the following day.

Mr. Kerkula started journalism with the Sun Times Newspaper in 1986; Daily Observer Newspaper (1988-1989) and senior reporter with the Liberia Post in 1990. He also reported for the Patriot Newspaper in 1996-1997.

Kerkula rose to serve as Coordinator of News at Radio Liberia International/LCN and Member of the PUL Grievance and Ethics Committee.

In 1997, the late Kerkula was elected to the House of Representatives for Salala District until 2003.

Before his demise, he offered many consultancies with several entities to include the Liberia Media Center and the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (LEITI).

PUL President Charles Coffey described Kerkula as “a giant of upright observance of journalism standards.”


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