George Weah wins Liberia Presidential election. The former world footballer of the year, George Weah has won the presidential election in Liberia. George Weah who contested under the umbrella of Congress for Democratic Change party. The former AC Milan star defeated his closest river the vice President Joseph Boakie with just a slim margin.
The National Elections Commission (NEC) is expected to officially announce George Weah as the winner later today.
George Weah is the only African that ever win world footballer award and now the president elect of Liberia.
He is expected to take over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
The nation’s 2.18 million registered voters made their choice from a crowded field of 20 presidential candidates — including just one woman — and elected 73 parliamentarians for the lower chamber, the House of Representatives.
Congratulations to people’s choice George Weah.