Monrovia, Liberia – President George Manneh Weah has promised free, fair and transparent elections come October 10, 2023. Mr. Weah reaffirms his commitment to the people of Liberia that he will do everything in his power to ensure that this year’s election is conducted fairly.
With this year theme “Giving Our People Hope For A Violence Free, Fair, Transparent and Inclusive And Credible Elections”, the Liberian Leader said, the adoption of the Declaration of Independence was done simultaneously with the first Constitution of Liberia. In this regard, the Anniversary of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution constitutes Independence Day.
”When I took the oath of office as President of this Republic, I pledged to uphold and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Liberia to the best of my ability. As law-abiding citizens, you have also pledged similar allegiance to the country on various occasions. Together, we have a collective duty and obligation to uphold, protect and defend the Constitution. The theme of this year’s celebration is therefore a reminder for us to do our duty to our country and our God.”
Noting that this is his final Independence Day celebration of his first mandate as President of Liberia, and the last before the holding of General and Presidential Elections in the next few months. Mr Weah said he seeks to returned for a second mandate.