President Weah Departs Liberia To Attend The ECOWAS Heads Of States Meeting


President George Weah has departed Liberia for Abuja, Nigeria to attend the heads of States Meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

The regional meeting is an annual event that brings together leaders in the region to discuss issues relative to the growth and development of member states.

The Liberian leader will join his colleagues later today to put forth Liberia’s areas of interest to his counterparts.

It is expected that Security, Economy, Trade and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Health are among key issues that will be highlighted in the meeting.


President Weah will meet Liberia’s delegation to the ECOWAS in Abuja, who had been in that West African nation discussing critical issues of national concern over the period.

It is also expected that key issues and or resolutions coming out of that meeting will be taken to the African Union, (AU) Summit schedule for early July of 2019.

While away, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill will steer the affairs of the state in close consultation with Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor.

Meanwhile, the Liberian leader and his delegation is expected to return to the Country on Monday.