Amb. George Manneh Weah congratulates President elect, Donald J. Trump for his victory and the American people for conducting a free & fair election.
Congo Town, Monrovia, Liberia November 15, 2016: Press Release
Former UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, former Peace Ambassador of the Republic of Liberia, and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Amb. George Manneh Weah would like to congratulate president-elect, Donald J. Trump on behalf of the Coalition for Democratic Change for his victory as the 45th president-elect of the United States of America.
Amb. Weah further extends his sincerest commendation to the campaign team of President-elect, Donald J. Trump for carrying such a vigorous effort that led to their ultimate victory. Moreover, Amb. Weah applauds president-elect, Donald J. Trump for defying all odds and ultimately prevailing as the 45th president-elect; of the United States of America—a country he describes as a true ally to Liberia and champion of democracy.
In furtherance of his gratitude, Amb. Weah also thanks the American people for electing the leader of their choice; and exhibiting true democracy amid a tough and challenging electoral process. Amb. Weah asserts that in a time when the world was watching to see one of the champions of true democracy, the United States of America, exercise the very tenets of democracy they have introduced to other nations around the globe, the Americans did not disappoint as they proved to the rest of the world why they are a true role model and one of the prime architects of modern democracy.
Moreover, Amb. Weah acknowledges that none of this would have been possible without the outstanding leadership of President Obama and his administration. Amb. Weah expresses great gratitude to the Obama administration for undertaking such a feat in conducting a free and fair election and paving the way for a smooth transition of power. This is an exemplary act he hopes other nations can emulate, as it serves as a hallmark in maintaining lasting peace around the world.
In continuation of his gratitude, Amb. Weah further thanks president Obama and his administration for fostering the longstanding partnership between the great people of America and his beloved country Liberia—a tradition he has no doubt that the incoming administration of president-elect, Donald J. Trump will continue. He further appreciates the American people for being there for the Liberian people when they were in a dire state of agony and peril during the Ebola epidemic that destroyed the lives of thousands of Liberians.