Parliamentarians on Tuesday January 30, 2018 praised the tenacity of Liberia’s new President George Weah, a former world footballer of the year who rose from the ashes to the high office of the first gentleman of his country.
The legislators asked the youth of Ghana to take inspiration from the new President who went back to school to obtain degrees in order to be more qualified to vie for the presidency even after two previous failed attempts.
In a statement on the floor of the House, Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa recalled the role that Ghana played in ensuring that peace returned to Liberia after two bitter wars that left thousands of Liberians and Ghanaians dead.
Other contributors have been impressed by the football Romeo’s leadership qualities and hoped that as a team player he would demonstrate this in his political life. This new thrust of life, the MPs hope would bring new hope to other African countries that are in the throes of wars and fratricidal bloodbath.
Ghana’s help was also sought in the electoral process in Liberia leading to a more efficient conduct of the recent elections in Liberia.
In a statement by Hon. Patrick Boamah about the swearing in of President George Weah as the President of Liberia SURMOUNTING the hurdles of informal education to a well groomed gentleman of the land. The MPs prayed for a successful tenure of President Weah.