Madam Rita Weah, 41, was among 32 people killed during the terrorist attack at the Brussels International Airport and metro station in Belgium.
Following proper identification of her body, it was flown back to Liberia and deposited at a local funeral parlor in Monrovia.
According to a Ministry of Information press release issued here Friday, the body of Madam Weah was removed from the funeral parlor on Thursday, April 14, with several government officials in attendance.
They included County Senator Alphanso Gaye and Willie Dweh, Special Assistant to Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe.
Speaking on behalf of Minister Nagbe during wake-keeping at a family residence in Sinkor Thursday, Dweh extended to the bereaved family the government’s deepest condolences and described terrorism as the worst act of cruelty against humanity.
Also speaking at the wake-keeping, family spokesman Rev. Johnson Jarbah, commended the Liberian Government for the level of support provided the family since their daughter was killed in the terrorist attack.
Rev. Jarbah said the family was pleased with the huge presence of top government officials at the removal ceremony.