Hundreds of mourners, Sympathizers and the presidency of Liberia including hundreds of Liberians journalists yesterday paid their last respect to one of Liberia’s most respectable Liberian Journalist and talkshow, Mamadee Diakite who played his role objectively prior to his demise was finally laid to rest at the Sinkor Old Road grave site.
At the headquarter of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on Clay street hundreds of mourners, sympathizers, including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, members of the Press Union of Liberia yesterday signed the book of condolence for the fallen Liberian journalist as others who was his admirers and said he advocating for their rights publicly broke into tears as they signed the book of condolence including a widow of a Lebanese businessman, Mrs. Hage.
Following the signing of the book of condolence at the PUL, hundreds of mourners including sympathizers, officials of the Liberian Government, members of the Press Union of Liberia, and other foreign visitors who knew the fallen Liberian journalist trooped to the grounds of the Newport Mosque where others were there to see the final home going of this fallen and most admired Liberian talkshow host.
Dozens of both the Print and electronic journalists were also there to give their fallen colleagues befitting funeral as others who were very closed to him bitterly wept despite of the down poured of rains covering their well attended funeral at the funeral.
The mother of the diseased who was in Guinea was brought in prior to the funeral via a chartered airplane through the sponsorship of the Liberian leader was also at the funeral weeping bitterly which also compelled other mourners to shared tears as the casket of the remains was being put on the vehicle for his final rest.
Several radio stations since the demise of Mr. Diakite have been made available airtimes for people to pay tribute to the fallen talkshow host who was also a law school graduate.
Mamadee Diakite will forever be remembered for his services prior to his death. He mourn the death of three children, wife and several relatives.