President Johnson Sirleaf Consoles Philippines

The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of Condolences to the Government and People of the Republic of Philippines following the death of Madam Corazon Aquino, Former President of that Sisterly Republic.

In the message to President Gloria Macapagal-Akroyo, Madam Johnson Sirleaf expressed deepest condolences to her Pilipino Counterpart, and through her, to the Government and People of Philippines, particularly the bereaved family, on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia and in her own name, for the irreparable loss sustained as a result of former president Aquino’s death.

President Johnson-Sirleaf further noted that as the people of Philippines observe this period of national mourning, President Macapagal-Akroyo will be remembered for her leadership role in promoting good governance and respect for the rule of law.

President Johnson-Sirleaf then expressed hope and prayed that the Almighty God will grant President Macapagal-Akroyo and the People of Philippines, particularly the bereaved family, solace and comfort during this period of National Mourning.