From Lindsay Barrett/Vanguard News Online|
Just back from Monrovia Liberia’s Presidential polls that will commence on Tuesday this week will very likely be among the most important of such exercises to take place anywhere in West Africa in recent times.
As Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s constitutional tenure of two six-year terms draws to a close the region is watching the outcome with bated breath as it will test the resilience of the peace and stability that the regional community made enormous sacrifices to install during and after the long and brutal civil war that raged in Africa’s oldest republic from the early 1990’s until 2003.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Vice President Boakai The revision and reform of the fundamental nature of the national polity that resulted out of the crisis and its resolution has created a new leadership paradigm in the nation.
This has made it imperative that leaders throughout Africa take cognizance of the true values of the participants. While the glamorous image of Liberia’s one-time world class footballer George.
Source News Now / Vanguard Online