Mahama in Monrovia to observe Liberia’s presidential run-off tomorrow

Former President John Mahama, has arrived in Monrovia for Liberia’s Presidential run-off, scheduled for Tomorrow December 26.

Former President Mahama, who is the Head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Team has already held a briefing session with the 25-man Observation Team that will be deployed throughout Liberia during the election.

The briefing included a presentation by the ECOWAS Technical Support Team that was deployed to assist the Liberian National Election Commission to evaluate their voter register and technical capacity.

The team, which was led by the former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, assisted Liberia’s National Electoral Commission to update their systems, tackle the queries of the political parties and also meet the directives of the Liberian Supreme Court.

Addressing the Observers before their deployment, former President Mahama thanked them for their sacrifices to help Liberia make history.

He also reminded Liberians that the sanctity of the polls, and the stability of the country after the elections, will depend on them and not ECOWAS, the Observers or the UN.

Current Vice President, John Boakai of the Unity Party, is heading for the run-off with former footballer George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).