Liberian First Lady Clar Marie Weah has consoled families of the late Vivian Wright over their daughter’s reported gruesome rape and murder.Mrs. Weah’s condolences were conveyed by her Chief of Office Staff, Madam Gaelle Medeim over the weekend at Vivian’s Burial, a release says.
The First Lady assures that the perpetrators will face the full weight of the law.Vivian Wright, a 15-year-old student, was allegedly raped and murdered mid December 2018 while hanging out with a group of friends at a local entertainment center in Gardnerville.
Madam Weah categorically condemns rape, describing it a cruel and unacceptable act which women and girls unfortunately still endue in the hands of wicked people.The First Lady’s Chief of Office Staff Madam Mediem says Mrs. Weah is deeply concerned about the outrageous pace at which rape is in the country, stressing “It must stop now”.
A release quotes the Madam Mediem as saying that the First Lady’s Office has been in touch with the family since the First Lady became aware of the incident.Speaking on behalf of the bereaved families, the mother of the deceased, Camille Moore, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the First Lady for identifying with them during their bereavement.
Madam Moore says her family was glad that the First Lady, through her office, underwrote the cost of the burial and also took time out to listen to their concerns for justice, with assurance to do her part.
According to Mrs. Moore, the First Lady’s intervention was timely and demonstrated that she is the true mother of the nation.Police have charged and sent suspects to court in connection to the crime.–Press release