Liberian Leader George Manneh Weah has identified with the Muslim community ahead of the official climax of the Ramadan celebrations in the Country.
As an annual gesture, President Weah donated 2,400 bags of rice to Liberian Muslims valued at usd$ 31,200.00
Buttressing the rice as soup kind as well as transportation of the rice to the rest of the fifteen Counties of Liberia, President Weah also provided additional two million, two hundred and fifty thousand Liberian Dollars to the Muslim community doing such a historic religious time in the Country.
The symbolic presentation of the rice and cash was made available on behave of President Weah by Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf flanked by the Chairman of the National Superintendent Council of Liberia Janjay Baikpeh of Grand Bassa County.
In a brief remark, Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf stressed that the donation was the Liberian Leader way of identifying with Muslims throughout Liberia during the month long fast and prayer time.
He admonished the Muslims community in Liberia to keep the Country in their prayers especially during the ongoing global pandemic of which Liberia is of no exception.
Re-echoing his statement also was Grand Bassa County Superintendent Janjay Baikpeh who commended President Weah for his timely initiative to Liberian Muslims.
He pointed out that Dr. Weah’s gesture demonstrates his openness that he is a President for all Liberians despite their religious and other backgrounds.
The gesture by President Weah to the Muslim Community is not the first of its kind since taken over as President of Liberia.
It can be recalled that President Weah over the period has donated food and cash to Liberian Muslims and also assisted them with traveling finances during the annual pilgrimage, the trip to the Holy Land Of Mecca.