Pres. Weah AttendsSa/Leone President’s Inauguration
President George MannehWeah was on Saturday May 12, 2018 in Freetown, the Sierra Leone capital where he was among several African leaders for the inauguration of President Julius Maada Bio.
President Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), who succeeds President Ernest BaiKoroma after the expiration of his two 5-year term mandate, won his rival Dr. SamuraKamaraof the All People’s Congress Party (APC).party in a hotly contested presidential Run-off elections in Sierra Leone in April, 2018.PresidentWeah’s trip was a result of an invitation extended him by his Sierra Leonean counterpart, President Maada Bio during his One-day working visit to Liberia on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The two leaders used the time to share ideas on ways they can work together to enhance greater security and economic cooperation between the two Mano River Union Member States.
The President was accompanied by Hon. Bhofal Chambers, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Albert Chie, President Pro Tempore of the Liberian Senate, Hon. Gbehzongar Findley, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Samuel D. Tweah, Minister of Finance and Development Planning, and Hon. Emmanuel Shaw, Advisor to the President. Others are Hon. Daniel D. Ziankan, Minister of National Defense, Hon. Lenn Eugene Nagbe, Minister of Information,among others.
While President Weah was out of the country, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff, Hon. Nathaniel Farlo McGill, chaired the Cabinet in close consultation with the Vice President, Madam Jewel Howard Taylor.