Weah makes first appointments


Monrovia – Liberia’s President George Weah on Tuesday made his first appointments less than 24 hours after his swearing in on Monday.

Liberia’s President-elect and former football star George Weah (L) stands by former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (R) after he was sworn-in on January 22, 2018 in Monrovia.
To the cheers of a crowd fired by his promise to bring them jobs and prosperity, former football star George Weah was sworn in as president of Liberia on January 22, 2018, completing the country’s first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944. Weah, 51, took over from Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who over 12 years steered the country away from the trauma of a civil war, although prosperity eluded her.

Seven names made the first batch of appointees, including former Senate Pro-Tempore Gbezohngar Findley, who has been named Minister…

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