LIBERIA: MOPP Contractor’s Truck Kills Chief Zoe In Grand Kru County
By Theo Gippley
Behwan, the home town of Liberia’s PUL president, Charles Coffey, was a scene of chaos and mourning where the County chief zoe was instantly killed.
The chief zoe of Grand kru County, Mr. Matthew Saikay Tweh, Sr. is dead. His death came barely three days ago when GVL oil palm truck taking palm to the Golden SIFCA mill in Pleebo instantly kill a motorcyclist and a female petite trader in Grand Kru.
The 69 years old chief wing was a pressure patient who as always, went and collected his drugs from the JJ Dossen hospital in Harper, Maryland County.
When my father got his medication on Thursday, he spend the night with me here in Harper, then on Friday at 4pm he started his journey for Grand Kru, Matthew Saikay Tweh,Jr. son of the late chief wing. The chief wing died when the motorcycle carrying him to Grand Kru was overtaking one Edward McIntosh trucks, a contractor hauling the Maryland Oil Palm Plantation palms to mill. The bike collided with the truck’s front Tyre from the rear.
One of the chief daughters accompanying him is critical care, as sources said the rider might give up the ghost due to injuries sustained.
Mr. Tweh was paramount chief of his home town, Poor River and the county chief wing at the same time.
Leaving seventeen (17) living children behind, 10 males 7 females, the late chief previously served the government of Liberia as a clan chief from 1995-2000 and Paramount Chief from 2000-2019, both positions were held without salary, Matthew Jr. narrated. He was appointed Chief wing in 2019, a position he held till his death.