The Remains Of Dr. Edward McClain Arrives In Liberia Today

mcclian3The 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.

mcclian4McClian7mcClian8President 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.

mcclian2Last 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.

McClian9The late r Dr. Edward B. McClain, Jr. was born on November 18, 1944 and would have turn 72 in November of 2016.

Details of his funeral will be announced later.


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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.