Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, were present as Liberia swore in its 24th President, George Weah.
The former World’s Best Footballer was sworn in as the 24th President of Liberia.
Weah took his oath of office at exactly noon inside the 35,000 capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia.
At least eight African Heads of States, including President Muhammadu Buhari represented by Vice Present Yemi Osinbajo, and international soccer stars witnessed the ceremony.
Speaking to newsmen, Obasanjo said he was a proud to witness a peaceful democratic transfer of power in Liberia considering the huge sacrifices made by Nigeria for peace and stability in the country.
“I am very happy over what is happening in Liberia today and I congratulate my brothers and sisters in this great country,” he said.
See photos from the event below:
Photo Credit: NAN, @jaomahony