In a statement, the 2023 Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi congratulated former vice president and now Liberian President-elect Joseph N. Boakai, on his electoral victory.
He also commended Liberia on the recently concluded presidential elections, emphasizing the seamless process and the unity demonstrated by its people.
Obi acknowledged the sportsmanship displayed by incumbent President George Weah, who gracefully conceded defeat, highlighting his exemplary respect for democracy and the rule of law.
The statement which he shared via his verified X handle recognized the vital role played by Liberia’s National institutions, particularly the Electoral Commission, in ensuring the credibility of the elections.
“Liberia has set a high bar for African countries in conducting and concluding presidential elections without rancor and litigation,” stated Peter Obi, emphasizing the significance of the nation’s conduct in strengthening democracy in Africa.
The message extended well wishes for a smooth transition and continuity in governance, underscoring the positive impact of Liberia’s electoral process on the continent. Peter Obi concluded the statement by saluting the people of Liberia for their commitment to democracy.