- George Weah was sworn in as the new President of Liberia at a colorful ceremony
- Apart from Heads of States and other state officials, some Ghanaian celebrities were also present
Some Ghana celebrities caught a flight and were spotted in Liberia to join Liberians for the swearing in of their newly-elected president, George Oppong Weah, after his remarkable victory over his political opponent, Joseph Boakai.
In a video posted on the Instagram account of Nkonkonsa.com and sighted by YEN.com.gh, the celebrities that were spotted included John Dumelo, Van Vicker, Jackie Appiah, Akosua Puni and Confidence Haugen.
Some popoular political figures including the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Asiedu Nketiah and former minister under the erstwhile John Mahama administration, Fiifi Kwetey were also spotted at the airport.
The public figures were spotted at the Roberts International Airport after their plane had touched down safely. They were then ushered into waiting vehicles to prepare for the ceremony.
Aseidu Nketiah popularly known as General Mosquito was seen exchanging pleasantries with some of the officials at the airport.
George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah was voted as the 25th president of Liberia after a second round of voting which was held on December 26 last year.
George Weah represented the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) party while Joseph Boakai, then the vice president to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf represented the Unity Party.
The former AC Milan footballer was reported to have won massively in 13 out of the 15 counties in which the elections were held.
After voting and counting had started, the former footballer took to his Twitter account and posted, “I am deeply grateful to my family, my friends, and my loyal supporters who contributed to our campaign during this extremely long election season. We are on the verge of making history for our people. #Liberia #Liberia2017 #ChangeforHope.”
Current President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and past presidents including Jerry John Rawlings and John Dramani Mahama were also present at the inauguration ceremony.
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