-Pres. Weah To Take The Lead
By Esau J. Farr
Information from the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS) says the book of condolence for fallen former Director General of the entity, Col. Lemuel Reeves is expected to be opened today, Wednesday October 17, 2018 by the government of Liberia.
According to the Director of Communications at LIS, Abraham Dorley, the book of condolence over the remains of the fallen head of LIS formerly Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization, BIN will be opened today with President George M. Weah taking the lead.
According to protocol leading to the calendar of events for the late Lemuel Reeves, after President Weah and other dignitaries and members of the diplomatic corps sign the book of condolence, others from the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary Branches of the government of Liberia will follow in line.
Dorley told OK FM on Tuesday October 16, 2018 that the fallen head of the LIS was a fan of one of Liberia’s traditional soccer football club teams, Mighty Barroe and as such, a friendly football match is being organized between the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS).
He further said there will be a wake keeping for Col. Reeves to give family members, relatives, friends and well-wishers to pay him their last respect before he is laid to rest on this Saturday, October 20, 2018.
Col. Reeves served the LIS for more than a decade serving in different capacities before being named as head of the service during the administration of former President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and was retained by President George M. Weah under the CDC led government.