Liberia: Adolph Lawrence Funeral Disrupted; Body Forcefully Taken from Capitol


MONROVIA – The remains of the fallen lawmaker, Adolph Lawrence, (Mont. District 15, CDC) has barred from Capitol for the commencement of the state funeral.

The body was taken out by men wearing T-shirts of the opposition Liberty Party after a scuffle with members of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

The situation has left many people including family members and dignitaries who have trooped in the pay their last respect to the fallen lawmaker in total state of confusion.

Rep. Lawrence died on March 25 in a tragic motor accident on the Robertsfield Highway.

Some members and supporters of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) took to social media celebrating the death of the lawmaker.

Prior to his death, Rep. Lawrence was vocal on what he perceived as misrule and ills in the Weah-led administration.

At his last session, he called grilling of the Inspector General of Police over the mysterious death of a senior staff of the Central Bank of Liberia, Matthew Innis, who quite knowledgeable of the L$16 billion saga and the questionable infusion of the US$25 million into the economy.

Rep. Lawrence was concerned why citizens having knowledge of major corruption issues mysteriously died in the course of investigations.

He referenced the Late Michael Allison who allegedly died by drowning and the Late Harry Greaves who also allegedly died by drowning.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.