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MONROVIA, February 22 (LINA) - The Liberian Government will Saturday, February 25, hold a Memorial Service for the late former chairperson of the Council of State, Madam Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry.

The Memorial Service takes place at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville City at 10:00 a.m.

According to a Foreign Ministry release, during the service tributes will be paid to her memory by the Government of Liberia, various women’s groups, among others.

Mrs. Perry died in Colombus, Ohio, United States of America early Sunday, January 8. She was 77 years old.

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai represented the Government of Liberia at the funeral of the late Perry which was held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America on Saturday, January 28.

She was laid to rest at the Glenn Rest Memorial Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.

The late Mrs. Perry served as the third Interim Chairperson of the Council of State during the country’s civil crisis from September 3, 1996 to August 2, 1997.

She succeeded Professor Wilton G. S. Sankawulo and presided over the transition of power to Mr. Charles Taylor following the 1997 special elections.

As a civilian chair of the five-member Council of State, Madam Perry served along with warring faction leaders Charles Taylor of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia; Alhaji G. V. Kromah of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy and Dr. George Boley of the Liberia Peace Council and two other civilian members, Mr. Oscar Quiah and Chief Tamba Tailor.
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LRA Boss Gets Another Int’l Post

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MONROVIA, February 20 (LINA) - Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfrieda Stewart Tamba has been selected as one of the co-chairpersons of the Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) Steering Committee.

MONROVIA, February 20 (LINA) - Representative Edwin M. Snowe, one of Liberia’s five representatives to the ECOWAS Parliament, has appealed to his regional colleagues to appropriately recognize the specific roles that other ECOWAS leaders played in the resolution of The Gambian crisis.

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36,000 ‘YANA Boys’ to Register To Vote

16 February 2017, 10:34 am Written by
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MONROVIA, February 15 (LINA) – The President of the Yana Boys Association (YBA), Prince Kollie, is hoping to mobilize 36,000 of his members across the country to turn out and register