Breaking: Weah wins 62 % of votes for Liberian presidency

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    President elect George Weah

    Harrison Arubu/Monrovia

    Provisional outcomes simply introduced by Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) have positioned former worldwide soccer famous person, George Weah, forward with 720,023 votes or 61.5 per cent.

    Incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai is way behind with 451,088 votes or 38.59 per cent.

    Chairman of NEC, Mr Jerome Korkoya, introduced the outcomes at a press convention in Monrovia.

    Meanwhile, out of a complete of 1,198,984 votes forged within the election, the provisional outcomes of 1,176,203 representing 98.1 per cent have been introduced on Thursday.

    Obviously,  no extra shock is anticipated. Senator  Weah is assured of the presidency with the consequence up to now introduced. And is certain to succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in January.

    Final outcomes and declaration can be made tomorrow.

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