Deputy Speaker Expresses Sympathy To Families Of Those Who Were Involved In The Sunken Vessel

The Deputy Speaker of the 54th Legislature, Grand Kru County District two Representative, Hon. Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa, expresses sympathy and is deeply shocked and saddened of the tragic incident of a sunken cargo vessel, Niko  Ivanka, of which at least seven (7)  persons have gone missing since Sunday.

The Deputy Speaker said the devastation is regrettable and has expressed condolences, to the families of those who have not been found, to the injured and to all who have been affected by this terrible disaster.

The Deputy Speaker extends his thoughts and prayers to the victims of the grievous event.

The Deputy Speaker hailed the efforts of the Government spearheaded by the Liberia Maritime Authority (LMA) and the National Coast Guard of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) for the rescue of 12 passengers and looks forward to a speedy recovery process.

The Deputy Speaker further calls the Liberian Legislature to speedup appropriation for the development of infrastructure by land, sea and air for meaningful and safe passage to the Southeast of Liberia..     

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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.

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