But Wenger, who signed Weah when he was Monaco coach in 1988, expects to be too busy to make the trip from London for the January 22 ceremony.
Today is a day to give thanks. Let us begin by lifting our eyes to heaven to thank God Almighty for the wonderful blessings He has bestowed upon beloved our country. It was God who inspired the people of Liberia to vote change to believe…
The former player of MFM Football Club of Lagos, who is now with FC Zurich, said he hoped to become the next George Weah.
President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, also commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential run-off election.
Fayose said: “I salute George Weah’s courage and resilience in spite of the activities and machinations of oppressors and interlopers who blocked his victory 12 years ago.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that polls closed at 6pm local time (1800 GMT) followed by sorting of ballots under the watchful eyes of party agents and observers.
Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on phone in Monrovia on Monday, the Spokesman of the Force, Sam Collins, said the police were prepared for any eventuality.
Ruling on an appeal for a re-run of the first round of elections held on October 10, the apex court said evidence provided by the appellants was insufficient to grant their prayers.
The hearing officer, Muana Ville, had trashed the complaints filed by the Liberty Party and its presidential candidate, Charles Brumskine, for lack of evidence.
The third-place finisher, Charles Brumskine, contested the outcome of the first round, claiming gross irregularities had occurred and accusing NEC officials of fraud, an allegation the body denies.
George Weah of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change and Joseph Boakai of the ruling Unity Party, received more votes than the rest of the other candidates in the presidential race, thus qualifying them to participate in a runoff…
NEC said in a statement on its website that the materials were imported from Slovenia and that they landed at the Roberts International Airport in Monrovia on Saturday.
The Head of the National Elections Commission, Jerome Korkoya, announced the final results of the presidential and parliamentary polls in the country on Friday, noting the electoral body was set for the runoff exercise.