Media Veteran Prof. James Wolo Finally Laid To Rest, As Liberian Gov’t Releases Gazette Lauding His Works

14495273_10154572982624108_4059664336359344421_nOne of Liberia’s outstanding media guru and Professor of Mass Communication at the University of Liberia, Prof. James Kpateh Wolo who passed off following a protracted illness at the John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital in Sinkor last month where report said he slid into a coma for a week and later died on September 11, 2016 was today buried.

At the well attended funeral of the late Professor which was held at Holy Martys Catholic Parish in Bardnersville, saw several institutions including the Press Union of Liberia, the Liberian Broadcasting System, the Liberian Government and United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) paying tribute to the fallen Liberian journalist.

Professor Wolo whose remains which  was seen  in a transparent casket at the Church, saw dozens weeping during the viewing of his casket as the remains of the late Wolo appears as to he was asleep due to the manner he was well dressed as he laid in for his final home going.

Following the funeral which last for over four hours was later buried at the Johnsonville grave site.

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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.