President Buhari congratulates George Weah. -In the spirit of celebration in Liberia upon the successful election into office of the nation’s topmost office position, amid the jubilation of the newly elected president George Weah, several African leaders have been throwing in their support and congratulating the former footballer.
President Buhari also commended and congratulates the Liberian newly elected president and its people on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential run-off election.
In the statement issued by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of their presidential election and further describes the election exercise as “another plus on Africa’s democratic scoreboard.’’
President Buhari congratulates George Weah
In the same statement the President equally applauded all relevant agencies who had monitored and made the election process a peaceful one; including the National Election Commission of Liberia, as well as regional and international observers who had contributed immensely to the electoral process and the strengthening of post-conflict democracy in the West African country.
While describing Weah’s victory as a testament of the will of the Liberian people, he further advised them to remain united, peaceful and prosperous, he further pledged the continuous support of Nigeria to the country and maintained its readiness to work with the country on issues of mutual interest at bilateral, regional and global levels for the benefit of citizens of both countries. President Buhari congratulates George Weah
He also pointed out that Sirleaf Johnson had done a tremendous work in assuring peace and stability in the country.
In the statement he approved that Sirleaf deserves special commendation for the statesmanship and considering the fact that she was the first woman to hold highest political seat in the country.
President Buhari wished President-elect Weah and Liberians a peaceful transition, and reassured them of Nigeria’s determination to continue the current cordial relationship with Liberia. President Buhari congratulates George Weah