Archbishop Duncan-Williams blesses president-elect Oppong-Weah of Liberia ahead of his inauguration

Archbishop Duncan-Williams blesses president-elect Oppong-Weah of Liberia ahead of his inauguration

The General Overseer of the Action Chapel International (ACI) ministry, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, has arrived in Liberia, ahead of the inaugural ceremony of its president and vice-president.

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The Archbishop being welcomed by a Liberian official

Photo credit: Action Chapel International

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The event is scheduled to take place on Monday January 22, 2018, and in that respect, several heads of state and dignitaries have been invited, including President Nana Akufo-Addo.

President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech

On the eve of the ceremony, Archbishop Duncan-Williams, together with his wife, Rosa Whitaker, have been captured in images, exchanging pleasantries with Liberia’s incoming leaders.

Archbishop Duncan-Williams and his wife Rose Whitaker

He also took the opportunity to bless them, by sprinkling of water and washing of their feet.

Archbishop Duncan-Williams blesses president-elect Oppong-Weah of Liberia

Credit: Action Chapel International

Archbishop Duncan-Williams washes Jewel Taylor's feet

Credit: Action Chapel International

George Oppong-Weah, and the vice-president elect of Liberia, came out tops in a hotly contested election held on October 10, 2017.

A second round saw him go head to head with the incumbent vice president, Joseph Boakai, after which he was declared winner, together with his running mate, Jewel Taylor.

President-elect Oppong-Waeh and Joseph Boakai

The 2017 elections were overseen by the Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC), and is seen as the first to be run by the government and the security forces, since the end of the civil wars in 2003.

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