The Management of the Liberia Agricultural Company has released over US$25K as benefits for their fallen worker’s family.
According to reports, the Liberia Agriculture Company Management has provided US$20K to the family of the late Emmanuel Joe, to enable them to build homes for his children.
The company also spent an additional US$7,000 for the burial ceremony of the deceased and US$1,000 for transportation.
The LAC Management also agreed to educate the five children up to first degree level, purchase a prosthetic leg for one of the sons and employ the late Emmanuel Joe’s wife.
It was also agreed upon that LAC management would employ three additional relatives of the deceased.
The late Emmanuel Joe was laid to rest on Saturday, August 28, 2021, in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.
It can be recalled that as an employee of the Liberia Agriculture Company (LAC) in Grand Bassa County, Emmanuel Joe, was killed by the rubber processing machine when it was reportedly turned on while he was cleaning it.
He was ground by the machine after another company employee reportedly turned on the circuit breaker. He was identified by a piece of his hand that was retrieved from the ground. That was reportedly the only part of his body that remained.
The 44-year-old was a father of five and had worked for LAC for 10 years.