Buhari Hosts George Weah In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted Liberian President George Weah at the presidential villa in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Weah, who is said to be on a “Thank You’’ visit to Nigeria, arrived the Presidential Villa at about 12.34 p.m.

Weah was received by President Buhari at the presidential forecourt before the duo went into the closed-door meeting.

The former football star and a one-time World Footballer of the Year were sworn in as Liberia’s new president on Jan. 22.

Weah won Liberia’s presidential election as the candidate of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) when he scored 61.5 per cent of the total of 720,023 votes cast, defeating the incumbent vice president of the country, Joseph Boakai, and the candidate of the ruling Unity Party.

The former football legend was a member of the Montserrado County constituency in the Senate from January 14, 2015, to January 22, 2018.

Weah joined politics after retiring from football.

He was sworn in as Liberian president on January 22, 2018.

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