Rep. Eugene Fallah Kparkar Remains Arrive in Liberia
Margibi County – The Roberts International Airport on Tuesday was a scene of mourning when the remains of fallen Liberian lawmaker, Eugene Fallah Kparkar arrived on a Kenya Airways flight from India.
Report by Henry Karmo – [email protected]
Family members, sympathizers and colleagues from the Legislature gathered at the airport to receive the remains of the fallen lawmaker.
Also present was the present was the political leader of the Liberty Party, Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine alongside partisans.
He said the death of Rep. Kparkar is regrettable.
The late Eugene Fallah Kparkar, in his 40’s, died Thursday November 10, at a hospital in India.
The news of his death shocked many at the Capitol Building with many expressing sympathy for the fallen lawmaker who died Thursday morning in India.
This is the second death of a member of the House of Representatives in less than year who have died from Lofa County from the House of Representatives.
His body is presently deposited at the Samuel Stryker Funeral Services.
Prior to his death, he was reported to have been on life-support and underwent a bone marrow operation and was in coma for three days.
A Liberty Party official then speaking on condition of anonymity said the late lawmaker was seriously ailing and his party was calling for prayers and support as he underwent a very critical bone marrow operation in India.
While in India he underwent critical’ bone marrow operation Bone marrow is the soft, fatty tissue inside the bones.
The bone marrow produces blood cells. Stem cells are immature cells in the bone marrow that give rise to all of your different blood cells.
Doctors believe that for many cancers, the donor’s white blood cells may attack any remaining cancer cells, similar to when white cells attack bacteria or viruses when fighting an infection.
Doctors usually recommend a bone marrow transplant if a patient has certain cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplasia, and multiple myeloma..
Representative Kparkar who assumed office in January 2006 was born in Foya District, Lofa County to a mid-wife mother (Ma Betty) and a teacher father (Papa Joe), and both deceased.
He attended primary school in Foya and Kolahun districts respectively in Lofa County. As a refugee in the early 1990s, he partially did his secondary school education in Guinea and later came to Monrovia in 1997 and graduated from the G. W. Gibson High School with distinction.
Rep. Kparkar matriculated to the University of Liberia, where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics in 2005/06 and a Master’s degree in International Relations with distinction. Kparkar got his second master’s degree with distinction in Public Sector Management in 2015 at the Cuttington University.