The Chairman of NEC, Jerome Korkoya, performed the ceremony at the commission’s headquarters in Monrovia on Thursday evening.
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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.
In a nationwide broadcast from his party’s headquarters in Monrovia on Friday, Boakai, who was flanked by his supporters and party leaders, said he had already called Weah to congratulate him.
This followed the counting of 98.1 per cent of ballots so far in the country’s presidential run-off election held on Tuesday by the National Elections Commission, with Weah winning 61.5 per cent
Flomo said the commission had fully carried out the Supreme Court’s directives on the exercise, including cleaning up the voter register and publishing it at polling centres across the country.
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 order is based on a petition filed by third-place finisher in the October 10 general elections, Charles Brumskine, of the Liberty Party who is seeking a re-run of the exercise on the allegation of fraud and irregularities.
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.
Johnson took more than eight per cent of votes in the first round and his support is seen as a crucial boost for
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.
The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Jerome Kokorya, had released more provisional results on Saturday, bringing the total votes so far processed to 1.12 million
A winner needs 50 per cent plus one of the total votes cast to avoid a run-off election