Liberians Joyously Queue Up To Elect New President, As ECOWAS, AU, EU And Other Int’l Observers Give Hope
As early as 4am local time on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 eligible voters including first time voters woke up from their beds to secure their respective spots in a queue in readiness to vote for the person of their choice including the presidency and members of both the houses of Senate and Representatives in this much anticipated elections.
In other to see for themselves and to also make sure that these elections are conducted freely with transparency, observers from Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), African Union (AU), European Union (EU), the United States (US) and other international organisations for transparent elections also toured many of the polling centers around the Liberian Capital, Monrovia to see for themselves effort being applied by Liberians for a peaceful election.
During the tour early this morning in central Monrovia, Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, head of the ECOWAS delegation, and Abdel-Fatau Musah, Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security who led the team including Ambassador Josephine Nkrumah, ECOWAS Representative to Liberia during tour of various polling centers urged Liberians to be peaceful during these elections in the interest of their country.
Liberians themselves who stood in queue to vote for the person of their choice speaking to the GNN poured praises on the International Community including election observers from ECOWAS, AU, EU, and others international observers and monitors, and prayed that these elections will bring a new breed of leaders who will make the difference.
According to today’s protocol, the team is expected to visit the polling center where the incumbent President, George Manneh Weah is expected to cast his vote.