7 February 2013

Liberia: Senator Whilfield to Be Buried Tomorrow

Following a night of wake keeping at the headquarters of the National Patriotic Party (NPP)in Monrovia, the remains of the late Grand Bassa County Senator John Francis Whitfield will be buried tomorrow in Jingsville, Grand Bassa County. Activities marking the funeral rites over the remains of the late Grand Bassa County lawmaker began yesterday in Monrovia with the removal of the body from the Samuel Stryker Funeral Parlors in Sinkor at 9:30 A.M.

Yesterday the body was taken to the Capitol Building for a two-hour wake keeping. The remains of the late Senator Whitfield then taken to the headquarters of the National Patriotic Party (NPP) where a night of wake keeping was held.

The late Grand Bassa County Senator was the Secretary General of the opposition NPP, a position he occupied prior to his untimely demise. He is believed to be one of the astute politicians of our time. He did not sell his right as opposition to any other party during the election in the country.

The remains of Senator Whitfield will be taken to Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County today for a night of wake keeping. Later on Friday, his remains will be taken to Kingsville, N0#1 District, Grand Bassa for interment.

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