President George Manneh Weah is expected to depart the country on Friday, 11 May for the Republic of Sierra to attend the inauguration of Julius Maada Bio.
The the Executive Mansion says in a release that the inauguration ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, 12 May in the Capital, Freetown. President Weah’s trip is 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, 8 May.
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 Members States.
Mr. Weah will join other counterparts from the West African sub-region also expected to grace the occasion that sheds light on Sierra Leone’s democratic triumph after a somehow mind-boggling election.
The President is accompanied by House Speaker Bhofal Chambers, Senate Pro – Tempore Albert Chie, Foreign Minister Gbehzongar Findley, Finance Minister Samuel D. Tweah, and Mr. Emmanuel Shaw, Advisor to the President.
Others on the trip are Defense Minister Daniel D. Ziankahn, and Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe, and among others.Meanwhile, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff, Mr. Nathaniel Farlo McGill, will chair the Cabinet in close consultation with Vice President Madam Jewel Howard – Taylor, and via telephone contact with the President.–Press release