Lawmaker Consoles PUL Members
By Anthony Selmah
The Bomi County Representative for District#2, Hon.Manah Bishop Johnson, has consoled the Press Union of Liberia(PUL) over home going of its former President Kamara A. Kamara and the brutal murder of Radio and TV journalist Tyron Brown in Paynesville near Monrovia.
Speaking to journalists in Monrovia recently, Representative Johnson also extended congratulations to the PUL on the occasion of their successful celebration of “World Press Freedom Day in Maryland County on May 3, 2018.He said journalists in any nation are the mirrors of society, as they strive daily to report issues that tend to shape the destiny of countries and its peoples, as well as to unearth corruption and other ills in the society, adding that as such, they should be seenas unifiers of the people.
The Bomi county lawmaker expressed condolences to the PUL and the bereaved families of the departed journalists, while calling on the government to immediately bring to justice the perpetrators of journalist Brown’s murder to justice.
He thankedthat PUL memberswho converged on Maryland for focusing their deliberations on peace, unity and reconciliation amongst the people of Liberia.
Commenting on his first 90 days deliverables in district #2, Bomi County, Representative Johnson said he has made meaningful contributions to support press freedom, adding that he has presented a car to the Bomi County radio stationto be used for the operations of their staff.
He said he has also erected a bus in the capital city of the county for the free movement of goods and services.