The remains of Dr. Edward McClain were today received at the Robert International Airport from South Africa where he was pronounced dead at the Wilger Life Hospital in Lynwood, Pretoria following a protracted illness.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with along with members of the cabinet, well-wishers, family members and other Liberians were in full attendance as the coffin bearing the remains of Dr. McClain were honorably taken aboard the aircraft that flew from South Africa.
Last week the Government of Liberia announced with profound regret and sadness, the death Dr. the Minister for State for Presidential Affairs, Dr. Edward B. McClain, Jr. who was in his 72nd year. He was also the Chief of Staff to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Details of his funeral will be announced later.
PHOTOS CREDIT/ABEL PLACKET