Vice President Joseph N. Boakai hails Seventh Day Adventist Church in Liberia

Tuesday, 13th November 2012

Monrovia, Liberia - Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has hailed the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Liberia for their involvement in the health, education and other programs that have meaningfully contributed towards the development of the Country.

Vice President Boakai made the remarks Tuesday when a ten man delegation led by the President of the World Seventh Day Adventist Church, Elder Ted N.C. Wilson paid a courtesy call on him at his Capitol Building Office, according to a release from the Office of the Vice President.
Vice President Boakai said the history of Liberia is tied to the Church, because among other historical events; the Declaration of Independence of Liberia was signed in the Church. He referred to the SDA Church work as holistic fulfilling the social, mental, physical and spiritual needs of the people of Liberia.

Speaking earlier, the President of the World SDA Church, Elder Ted N.C. Wilson said he was glad to be in Liberia and thanked the Government of Liberia for the level of religious liberties and tolerance which are characteristic of a democratic society.
Elder Ted thanked the Government for the level of confidence it has reposed in the SDA Church in Liberia.

The General Secretary of the West Africa Division of the SDA, President of the SDA Church in Sierra Leone, SDA Church Communications Director world Wide, SDA Legal Counsel and ADRA Director were part of the delegation that met with Vice President Joseph Boakai, according Vice Presidential Press Secretary, George Saah.