Pres. Sirleaf wants peaceful transition of power

With less than 24 hours to Election, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is asking her fellow Liberians to pray to God for a peaceful transition of power.

It will be the first peaceful transition of political power in Liberia since 1944.

Liberia and Africa’s first democratically elected female head of state said prayers are necessary for God’s direction to a peaceful and stable Liberia.

The Liberian leader said the decisions that voters will make during polls are cardinal to the sustenance of peace and stability across the Country.

President Sirleaf made the remarks on Sunday in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, during a thanksgiving and intercessory service for peaceful campaign, elections and transition of power.

She attributed the 12-years of peace to Liberians’ determination for the sustenance for peace.

Meanwhile, the Liberian leader similarly urged voters to vote in a peaceful manner for the prosperity of the Country.

She made remarks during the official launch of the Women’s Situation Room-Liberia 2017 in Monrovia at the weekend.

In brief remarks, Vera Nyele Nyoth, National Coordinator of the Women’s Situation Room-Liberia 2017, called on political actors to remain peaceful during and after the polls.

During the occasion, 15 young people representing Liberia’s 15 sub-divisions presented a peace touch as sign of commitment to peace before, during and after elections.

The Women Situation Room is a Women peace building mechanism intended to mitigate conflict before, during and after elections in Africa.

 

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