The Executive Mansion Press Corps has officially welcome home to Liberia one of its members Jerry Gaye, an employee of Prime Communications Network, owner of Prime FM.
Journalist Gaye returned home on Saturday January 11, 2020 from Abidjan, Ivory Coast where he had been undergoing advanced medical treatment at the Polyclinic International Sainte-Anne-Marie Hospital.
The Prime FM Executive Mansion reporter and Gabriel Mills, a Videographer in the office of the Presidential Press Secretary, were flown to Ivory Coast in February 2019 by the Government of Liberia through the office of President George Manneh Weah to seek further treatment after an accident involving the President’s motorcade on February 10, 2019.
Jerry Gaye, Gabriel Mills, Godfred Nana Badu Quansah, Joseph Sayon, Isaac Freeman and several other colleagues including the late Gabriel Wilson commonly called “Executive Horn” were on board the Executive Mansion Press vehicle when the accident occurred along the Monrovia – Gbarnga Highway.
The Executive Mansion Press Corps according to a release commended President George Manneh Weah for underwriting the medical bill of Mr. Gaye including taking the full responsibility of his welfare during his 11-month stay in Ivory Coast.
The release further recognizes the President’s interventions terming it as magnanimous to the survival of their colleagues.
Moreover, EM Press corps use the occasion to call on other Liberians alike to see the need to hail President Weah for his immense contribution and assistance to their colleague.
“It is the prayer of each member of the organization that their colleague will return to full fitness and good health as ever before in the coming days, weeks and months, “noted the Secretary General Elect of the EM Press Corps, Varflay Kamara.
It can be recalled that the professional group on Friday January 10, 2020 elected its new core of officials including Dennise Nimpson Chair, Romeo Toe, Co-Chair, Varflay Kamara Secretary General, Alvin Worzi Assistant Secretary and Anthony Q. Jiffan Financial Secretary as inauguration is expected soon.
According to colleagues including observers in the sector, the elections of EM press was considered civil, transparent and professional unlike other auxiliaries of the Press Union of Liberia.
EM Press is a conglomeration of professional Liberian journalists assigned at the Executive Mansion to cover all the activities of the presidency and has been in existence for years as a new team headed by Ms. Dennise has a great task to along with other members to perform in the coming months and years ahead.