Amid the grand celebrations of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the innumerous contributions to the Muslim community in Liberia have not been ignored.
Nezo junction a community outside Monrovia, in Paynesville, was a scene of celebration, when youths and members of the Muslim community gathered to bestow honor to Liberia’s Police Inspector General and other individuals who have contributed to community and Muslims in general.
Muslims around the world Thursday ended the Holy Month of Ramadan with prayers offered to God for a successful time and Liberian Muslims formed part of the celebrations.
According to the Nezo youths, Liberia has prospects, as religious tolerances from people in national government are yielding good results. The Nezo youths stressed that their honor to the Police IG is not politically motivated but is intended to recognize his efforts and delicate services to the force and humanity since his appointment by President George Weah.
Islamic leaders, youths, as well community dwellers stormed the program in anticipation of the Police IG acceptance of said honor.
In response, IG Sulue thanked the young people and the Muslim community of Nezo for the honor and recognition and promised more robust safety measures for all.
Inspector General Sulue indicated that his mandate is to protect lives and property in the borders of the Republic of Liberia, as such, he is obligated to provide services for all regardless of their religious affiliation.
“I am not an IG for a certain class of people and I have a mantle of authority to protect all because I am a grass rooter for peace and harmony”, IG Sulue averred.
IG Sulue stated that the recent deployment of officers of the Liberia National Police at various mosques around the country was done to ensure a peaceful process and also intended to protect peaceful citizens from other incidents.
Recently, at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, officers of the LNP were deployed across the country at various mosques throughout the entire month.
“We are proud today to report that there was no incident of violence or crime reported from mosques across the country during the observance of the fast and prayers or the Ramadan”, Police IG noted.
The Police chief promised more engagements with the Muslim community and reiterated the police commitment to its called mandate of protecting lives and properties.
Other members of the Muslim community were also honored including former police 102, Abraham Kromah and former representative Sekou Kanneh for their work and services over the years to the Liberian people.
For his Part, former Representative Sekou Kanneh cautioned youths against crimes in the community and urged them to ensure they are law-abiding citizens in order to create a violence-free community. In the same vein, Hon. Kanneh lauded the youths of Nezo Community for such honor and promised his continuous support for the development of the community and Muslims in general.