President George Weah Turns on lights, Celebrates 54th Birth Anniversary


President George Weah has turned on the first phase of the Monrovia Considered Street lights project from ELWA Junction in Paynesville to the SKD Boulevard junction in congo town, Liberia.

President Weah said “let there be light” as he turned on the streets lights in a jubilant manner as cheers were offered when he switched on the lights.

He informed Liberians that his government is working with Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) to provide transformers for more than eighty communities.

The Liberian leader disclosed that his government has given two million US dollars to LEC for the transformer to be installed for this year’s Christmas.

In appreciation, he thanked international partners for their supports and appreciated Liberians for their confidence and support in him to lead the country.

Meanwhile, President Weah is admonishing Liberians to refrain from violence especially during this crucial political season.

He requested Liberians to be moral and act right as he stressed the issue of observing all health protocols related to COVID-19.

In a related development, the Liberian leader Thursday, October 1, 2020, celebrated his 54th birthday anniversary.

The day was celebrated with many Liberians from different backgrounds, including supporters of the Collation for Democracy Chance (CDC) members and residents of the Rehab Community in Paynesville, Liberia respectively.

The celebration was marked with spectacular performances from the Arm Forces National Band and the Liberia National Police Orchestra.

The official birthday started with songs and prayer from the Forkey Klon Jlaleh Family Fellowship Church members at the President home in Rehab Community, followed by prayer session with Liberian children at the Forkey Klon Jlaleh Family Fellowship Church at which the children received gifts from the President.

President Weah birthday was also marked with a program organized by a group called MOREG (Movement for the re-election of Gbekubeh) where he received several gifts including certificate of honor.

Speaking at the program, the President underlined that Liberians must be united and peaceful for a successful Liberia.

Show his dancing skills to one of the latest music and dance, ‘the zombie dance,’ the Liberian leader said, opposition members working in the government should not be afraid or threaten by pressure or his presence but, should work in the interest of the Liberian people.

Mr. Weah welcomed those who turned 18 and qualified to participate in the upcoming 2020 elections and referendum. He encouraged them to vote right because their votes are their future.

The President encouraged all Liberians to observe all health protocols related to COVID-19.