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President Ali Attends Funeral of Joel and Isaiah Henry

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13th of September, 2020. Georgetown, Guyana, South America

Last updated: September 13, 2020 at 10:43 am

President Ali urges love, peace and unity as he pays respects to Isaiah and Joel Henry
-says such a heinous act must never reoccur

His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, called on all of Guyana to reflect on the importance of love, peace and unity as Isiah and Joel Henry were laid to rest. The Head of State made this call this morning, as he joined the families to pay his respects, at the Sandy’s Funeral Home, Georgetown.

“Today, we should respect the family, have the family in our thoughts and prayers; to support them spiritually and mentally and to use the day for prayer and reflection for these two young men. We should use the day to understand how important, love, peace and unity is for our country,” President Ali said.

He also urged that while justice must be sought for these young men, it must be done in a peaceful and swift manner.

“What we can pray for ultimately is for justice for these two young men, for peace and unity and to let their lives be a legacy for the future of Guyana,” he stated.

President Ali stated emphatically that such a heinous act must never reoccur.

“These events must never occur again… in the memory of these two young men, all of Guyana should recommit to love, peace unity and to serve in God. Today I ask the rest of Guyana to reflect in a peaceful manner, to reflect in prayer and to hold up the families in prayer. I urge all of Guyana to reflect calmly today,” President Ali stated.

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