Liberian Leader Receives Ghanaian Counterpart Amid Two-Day Visit

President Sirleaf walking side by side President Nana Akufo Addo – Photo Credit: Mr. Ousman Diallo-EXECUTIVE MANSION

The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf today, May 26, 2017 received her Ghanaian counterpart, His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at a start of a two-day official visit to Liberia. President Sirleaf was joined at the Roberts International Airport by senior government officials, as well as chiefs, elders who presented traditional kola nuts.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the Ghanaian leader touched down at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) in Lower Margibi County at exactly 12:15P.M. and was accorded benefiting military honors.

Following the welcome ceremony at the Robert International Airport, President Akufo Addo and delegation departed for the Monrovia City Hall where he was presented the key of the City by Monrovia City Mayor, Madam Clara Doe Mvogo. Later, he was received by President Sirleaf at her Foreign Ministry office where he signed the official Guest Book.

President Sirleaf and her counterpart also held tete-a-tete in her office, which was followed by a Joint Press Stakeout held in the Foyer of the Ministry of Affairs where the both leaders addressed members of the press.

While in Liberia, President Akufo Addo among other things is expected to hold discussions with several institutions and key individuals aimed at strengthening bilateral relations.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.