Former Justice Minister Eddington Varmah Is Dead, Gov’t Expresses Sympathy Over His Passing

The late Liberian Justice Minister, Eddington Varmah

Former Liberian Justice Minister, Cllr. Eddington Varmah is dead as the Government of Liberia has expressed condolences, and saddened by news of passing.

Mr. Varmah served as Deputy Speaker of the National Transitional Assembly of Liberia and was a prominent son of Gbarpolu County, who contributed immensely to the development of his native home and the country as a whole.

A Ministry of Information release noted that President George M. Weah described Mr. Varmah as one of the pillars of the peace the country now enjoys, citing that the government is grateful for his invaluable service and the many sacrifices he rendered to his people.

Mr. Varmah, as a dedicated public servant, worked assiduously in defense of the country’s democracy during his heyday.

“His death leaves a deep void. The government extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the bereaved and urges them to take solace in the Lord,” the release noted.

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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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