Members of the Liberian Senate are mourning yet another fallen colleague, the late Edward Dagoseh of Grand Cape Mount County, about three months after the death of Montserrado County Sen. Geraldine Doe – Sheriff was reported in February.
The late Grand Cape Mount County Senator died on 1 June at the Kingdom Care Hospital in Paynesville following a period of illness.
He had just celebrated his 68th birth anniversary on May 6, 2019 before his untimely death.
Reading a statement on behalf of the Senate Tuesday, 4 June, Presiding Officer Sen. H. Dan Morais of Maryland County said the Senate has not yet done mourning the death of the late Senator Geraldine Doe-Sheriff of Montserrado when it got hit with another death.
Sen. Morais indicates that the Senate regrets the death of the fallen Grand Cape Mount County Senator, Mr. Dagoseh, adding that the fallen lawmaker was affectionately called “On Course” by his colleagues.
Sen. Morais describes the late Sen. Dagoseh as a very good friend, saying he will be missed for his hard work in the Senate for his many contributions.
For his part, Sen. Varney Sherman of Grand Cape Mount County notes that the late Senator Dagoseh served in many positions at the Liberian Senate including Chairman of the Joint Public Accounts Committee of the Legislature, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, Finance and Budget and Chairman on Agriculture.
Highlighting some of the contributions made by the fallen senator, Sen. Sherman explains that Mr. Dagoseh worked as Deputy Minister of Finance, and a professor at the University of Liberia, among others.
Sen. Sherman recalls that during the late Sen. Dagoseh’s chairmanship on the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, Finance and Budget, he was always at the Ministry of Finance to ensure that the budget of the Liberian Senate was passed.By Ethel A. Tweh–Edited by Winston W. Parley