May 21, 2024
President George Weah

President George Weah has made a commitment to ensure that Liberia’s upcoming presidential and general elections, scheduled for October, will be conducted in a peaceful, credible, transparent, and inclusive manner.

During the celebration of the country’s 176th independence in Monrovia on Wednesday, President Weah emphasized the collective duty of upholding and defending the constitution. He pledged to do his utmost in preserving the peace that has been maintained since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in Accra, Ghana, on August 18, 2003.

President Weah assured that the elections would be conducted with credibility, reflecting the will of the Liberian people and adhering to both international and national standards. He urged candidates to prioritize promoting peace in their respective regions and prioritize the interests of the people above their own.

Commending the resilience and commitment of Liberians to sustaining peace since the end of the civil war, President Weah acknowledged the unity that binds the nation together, emphasizing the value of peace and the need to preserve it.

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana extended congratulations to Liberia on their independence celebration and praised their adherence to the Accra commitment. He emphasized the importance of maintaining peaceful power transitions. As Liberia heads to the polls, President Akufo-Addo encouraged the citizens to look beyond regional differences and work together cohesively for the country’s progress and prosperity. He urged them to prioritize national advancement over political or economic gains, promoting unity and collaboration for the benefit of all Liberians.

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