- Search Results
PUL Opens Book Of Condolence For Kerkula
Date Uploaded: Jan 11, 2017

Montserrado County Flag


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.”


latest headlines
Judge Kaba Reserves Ruling In E.J. Roye Building Case
Judge Yussuf D. Kaba of the Civil Law Court has reserved ruling in a motion for Declaratory Judgment filed by some individuals calling themselves ...more
CENTAL Raises Eyebrow About Political Parties Spending
The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) has expressed concern over the expenditure of political parties on fleets of n ...more
LTA, Partners End Int’l Internet Workshop
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and partners have ended a two-day international workshop on ICANN (the Internet Cooperation for As ...more
Liberia To Host GIABA Plenary, Ministerial Meetings
Liberia will host the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 27th Technical Commission/Plenary and 17th M ...more
GOL, Sweden Sign US$21.6m Accord On Feeder Roads In 7 Counties
The Governments of Liberia and Sweden have signed a US$21.6 million agreement to support the third phase of the Liberia-Swedish Feeder Roads Proj ...more
Defense Ministry Relaxes Camp Ramrod Eviction
The Ministry of Defense has with immediate effect put on hold its notice of eviction to inhabitants of the 72nd Camp Ramrod Barracks in Paynesvil ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency