Liberia Consoles Cote d’Ivoire Following Prime Minister Bakayoko’s Death

His Excellency President George Manneh Weah
His Excellency President George Manneh Weah
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 President George Manneh Weah has sent a condolence message to the Government and people of the Republic of Cote d’ Ivoire,  following the sudden death of Mr. Hamed Bakayoko,  Prime Minister of the Republic of Cote d’ Ivoire.  

 

The Liberian President said it is with profound regrets and deep sorrow that he has learned of the sudden death of Mr. Hamed Bakayoko.

 

In his message to his Ivorian counterpart, His Excellency Mr. Alassane Ouattara, President George Weah, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, extended heartfelt condolences to the Ivorian leader, and through him,  to the Government and people of Cote d’ Ivoire,  especially the bereaved family  for the irreparable loss sustained.

 

President George Manneh Weah recounted that Mr. Bakayoko held several positions of trust which are indicative of his dedication and commitment to peace and social development of Cote d’Ivoire.   

According to foreign ministry release, President George Manneh Weah added that the late Ivorian Prime Minister will be remembered as a great statesman, a personality of great courage and for loyalty to country.

 

The Liberian President said the Late Prime Minister will also be remembered , with  credit,  for his role played in reconciling the people of Cote d’ Ivoire.

 

He then prayed  that the Almighty God  will continue to grant President Alassane Ouattara,  and the people of Cote d’ Ivoire, strength, courage and fortitude during these difficult times of national mourning.