“To Err Is Human To Forget Is Divine”, Liberia’s Defence Minister Apologizes

1929000_126899271040721_4017221656925625588_nRecent statement by Liberian Defence Minister giving his support to Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in his 2017 presidential bid which drew huge public criticisms, Brownie J. Samukai has publicly apologized to the Liberian people.

In his apology posted on a social media network, Face Book, the Liberian Defence Minister said, “As minister of national defence, let me apologize for my recent statement made in support of Vice president Joseph Boakai, having understood the role I’m to play as minister of national defence in maintaining our fragile peace I tactically retreact my statement to maintain my independence. Thanks for your usually understanding,” the statement concluded.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.