Dozens Give Voffee Saye-Tain Jabateh Rousing Welcome To Liberia

Mr. Voffee Jabateh being received at the Roberts International Airport

Dozens of Monrovia residents, relatives and friends early Monday morning, March 13, 2017 jouously stormed the Roberts International Airport to receive the Chief Executive Officer of one of US based respectable NGO, the African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA), Mr. Voffee Saye-Tain Jabateh and his delegation to Liberia.

Mr. Jabateh and his advanced delegation included Mrs. Musu Gborplay arrived in the Country via Royal Air Maroc at the preside hour of 6:49am with dozens of their friends and relatives were on hand after waiting for nearly 11 hours at the airport. Upon arrival at the airport, the guests expressed gratitude to God for their safe arrival and paid homage to those who turned out to receive them.

An hour later, the delegation immediately proceeded to their home town, Kpain in Nimba County to register for the upcoming October 10, 2017 general and presidential elections at the local Voter Registration center of the National Elections Commission (NEC) in District #8, Kpain,  Nimba County.

Following their registration at the NEC Voter Registration center in Kpain, both visitors used their visit to tour the entire town of Kpain meeting family members and visiting gravesites of their dead relatives and friends who pass off during absence from their home town and county; Kpain and Nimba County in general.

Mr. Jabateh is seeing here doing his voter registration, preparing for the 2017 elections at district #8 in Kpain, Nimba County
With the Commission (Far Right) in Kpain, William Whenda

Mr. Jabateh and Madam Gborplay were opportune to have had an acquainted meeting with dozens of their kinsmen headed by the Commissioner of Kpain, Mr. William Whenda exchanging greetings for the safe arrival of their son and daughter (Voffee and Musu).

Mrs. Musu Gborplay registering for the 2017 elections at District # 8, Kpain, Nimba County

During their hour-long stay in Kpain, both citizens also paid a visit at the residence of an elder of the town, old manSaye-Yinni  Gartei who expressed excitement of the home coming of his son and daughter after years of their stayed away from their home town.

Vofee with his elder brother Vambala Jabateh in Ganta, Nimba County

In Ganta, the fast growing commercial city of Nimba, the delegation also paid a courtesy visit with one of the elders of the Jabateh family, Mr. Vambala Jabateh who expressed happiness for the visit of his children to the County, and prayed for their success in their journey to Liberia.


Visiting his mother (Kou Norweh Dolo) grave in Kpain

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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.