Liberia: J.J. Roberts Legacy in Peril? Highest Bidders Get Properties Earmarked for Education

[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia – In his last Will and Testament, President Joseph Jenkins Roberts, the First President of the Republic of Liberia left $10,000 and his estate to the educational system of Liberia. Liberia’s first President directed that his property, including a coffee farm at Mamba Point, be used for “supporting the education of Liberia’s children. These properties today include the area occupied by the Dukor Palace Hotel, the Grand Masonic Temple and several foreign embassies.

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