Mary-Ann Fossung, Liberia’s Ambassador to Senegal has died, but Bridge Radio Africa gathered she was left stranded in a deplorable health condition and several requests made to the Government of Liberia to settle her salary arrears to enable her to seek medical attention were not considered until she demise.
The late Ambassador Mary-Ann Fossung was a dedicated public servant who served her country and people with distinction in several capacities including, First Secretary, Liberian Embassy near Dakar, Senegal; Charge d’ Affairs, Liberian Embassy, Senegal; and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Liberia, to the Republic of Senegal, with Concurrent accreditations to the Gambia, the Republic of Cape Verde/ Cabo Verde and the Republic of Mauritania.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has extended heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family for the loss of Ambassador Fossung. The Ministry is currently working with the Fossung family, to have her remains repatriated to Liberia for a befitting burial.
The Late Amb. Fossung’s medical trip to Tunis was sponsored by Senegalese President Macky Sall after several requests made by her to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not materialize. President Sall, according to reports, footed her medical trip with US$26,000.