George Weah wins Liberian Senate seat

George Weah in a file photo.
George Weah
George Weah political struggle to win election in Liberia has finally paid off as he won a seat in Liberia’s Senate to represent the capital. Mr. Weah won the Montserrado County seat that includes the capital Monrovia with 78 per cent of the vote, defeating Robert Sirleaf, the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf,

Mr. Weah, leader of the country’s largest opposition party, the Congress for Democratic Change, lost the 2005 presidential election to Ms. Sirleaf and lost again in 2011 when he was a vice presidential candidate. He is expected to stand again in 2017
REUTERS

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