Weah took his oath of office at exactly noon inside the 35,000 capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia.

At least eight African Heads of States, including President Muhammadu Buhari represented by Vice Present Yemi Osinbajo, and international soccer stars witnessed the ceremony.

Shortly after elected, Weah pledged to improve the lives of ordinary Liberians through the instrumentality of pro-poor governance.

He also promised to tackle corruption, which is a big issue in the country, and improve the business environment to attract investments.

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“I declare publicly today that transforming the lives of all Liberians is the singular mission and focus of my presidency.

“Over the next few days, we will assemble the government that is committed to fighting for the ideas that inspired our campaign, and dedicated to delivering for the Liberian people.

“Those chosen to serve will and must be dedicated to the ideas of grassroots social transformation.

“Partisans looking to cheat the Liberian people through the menace of corruption will have no place in my administration,’’ he had declared.

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