George Weah won the Liberian presidential run-off poll beating the then vice president, Joseph Boakai from the ruling party and this brought a great sense of hope and happiness across the country.
Mr. Weah took over from Africa’s first female President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the country’s first democratic transfer of power for more than 70 years.
The colorful ceremony was graced by over 20 past and present African heads of state, dignitaries and diplomats from Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Gambia and other parts of the world.
Sports personalities in Ghana and across the world also show up at the inauguration including former Chelsea soccer star Didier Drogba, Samuel Etoo, Tony Yeboah, Ghana Football Association President Kwasi Nyantakyi.
Since Ghana was fully present at the event, Two former presidents JJ Rawlings and John Mahama and sitting President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo were present to support the newly elected president Weah.
Other celebrities from Ghana show up at the event; Actress Jackie Appiah, her manager Samira Yakubu, actor John Dumelo, Socialite/Entrepreneur Confidence Haugen, Fred Nuamah, Van Vicker and others also graced the occasion.
See photos below at the colorful ceremony
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