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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 that with this change will come the hope of … in a most prosperous Liberia future. I thank God that among so many presidential candidates, I was chosen to be the 24th President of the Republic of Liberia.

The White House, in a statement by the Press Secretary, described the election as representing “a major milestone for Liberia’s democracy”.

Jonathan, who has just returned from Monrovia after leading the National Democratic Institute International Elections Observation Mission to Liberia, posted the goodwill message to Weah on his Facebook page on Friday.

This is in a renewed effort to focus attention on the plight of the homeless, orphaned, abandoned, abused and indigent children across the African continent, a passion which Sirleaf shares with the foundation.

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 election.