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Nobel Laureate, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Celebrates 79TH Birthday As She Bows Out Of Presidency


The nation went into a celebratory mode to watch the uncommon day of the Nobel laureate who cut a cake at the Executive Mansion around family and companions.

Her congregation, the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Monrovia sorted out an uncommon administration in her respect.

The administration included Methodist tune ministration which was communicated live on radio to include the nation in the gathering.

Portrayed as the Mother of the Nation, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was chosen in 2005 as the nation’s first female president and Africa’s initially chosen female president.


She likewise won the 2011 race and in the wake of debilitating her two-term confine, she reported that she won’t challenge in the 2017 race.

20 candidates vied to replace Sirleaf on October 10. George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai led the pack but failed to gain 50.1% of the votes to be winner.

A run-off on November 7 between the two top candidates will determine who will be the next president of Liberia.

Sirleaf said she will engage in lecturing, farming and reading after she hands over power to her successor.



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