Buhari To Grace Weah’s Inauguration, Monday

Buhari To Grace Weah’s Inauguration, Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday.

The Chief Protocol of Liberia, Mr Jarvis Witherspoon, stated this at a media briefing in Monrovia.

Witherspoon said other current and past leaders from around the world were expected to grace the occasion scheduled to hold at the 35,000-capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia.

“We have very important personalities coming from all around the world.

“The countries we have already that have confirmed that their presidents would be coming are Ghana, Togo, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cote D’Ivoire, Cape Verde, South Africa, Gabon, Nigeria (and) Guinea Bissau.

“The Prime Minister of Senegal will represent his country. We also have several former presidents of African countries who will be attending.

“The United States of America will have a congressional committee and also a special envoy of the President of the United States of America will be in attendance.

“There will also be a special envoy from France and Egypt. We expect that by the end of Friday or Saturday, the list is going to get longer.’’

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