So, international football star, George Weah has been sworn in as the 24th President of Liberia. 

Weah, a member of the Kru ethnic group, was raised by his grandmother on a reclaimed swamp in one of the worst slums of the capital Monrovia.

On Monday, the once slum boy becomes first citizen of the West African country. Many dignitaries, including at least 8 African Heads of State were in attendance at the inauguration. 

Here are few shots coming from the ceremony: