-Pastor PYJ Urges Retired Justice Banks
By R. Joyclyn Wea
Nimba County Senator and ‘political godfather’ Prince Yormie Johnson, alias ‘PYJ’ has urged retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Philip A.Z. Banks to continuously trust God as he departs as member of the full bench of the high Court.
The former warlord termed Evangelist and now Senator of Nimba County spoke on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at event marking the official retirement program of Associate Justice Philip Banks organized by the Supreme Court at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia.
Senator Johnson further emphasized that in order for Justice Banks years to be prolong and as well serve until the moment that takes his last breath away, he (Banks) should not fail to look up to God the almighty creator.
“We respect you and honor you, your departure I want to say this to you continue to place your hands in the hands of the almighty God so that your years can be prolong and serve your country until your duty here on earth is finish so that when the Lord calls you home, you will rest in peace,” Evangelist Prince Johnson urges.
The Nimba County Senator asserted that the retiree, Justice Philip Banks is one of the renowned personalities and critical people in the judiciary system that he (Johnson) has so much respect for, therefore, it was necessary to honor and celebrate his departure.
Meanwhile, Senator Prince Y. Johnson is known both on the international and local scene due to his role or involvement in the fourteen years of civil conflict in Liberia that claimed many lives in the nation.
After spending years in exile in Nigeria, Prince Yormie Johnson returned to Liberia as evangelist and is pastoring a church in Paynesville, outside Monrovia and his sermon is aired on several stations in Monrovia.