Liberian and Sierra Leonean Presidents in Conakry to Urge Political Stakeholders to Continue on “Path of Democracy”
APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf left the country Tuesday for Conakry, Guinea, where she will chair a meeting of the Mano River Union on the political situation in that country.
According to Presidential Press Secretary Cyrus Badio Tuesday, President Johnson Sirleaf who is visiting Guinea in her capacity as chairperson of the Mano River Union which groups Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire, will be joined by her Sierra Leonean counterpart, Ernest Bai Koroma to meet with political stakeholders in that country on the political situation, especially as it relates to the elections in that country.
Badio said President Johnson Sirleaf was pleased with the situation in Guinea, and will use Tuesday’s meeting with the relevant stakeholders to encourage them to “continue on a positive trend on the transition process in that country”, and to continue on the path of democracy.
The presidential run-off election between former Prime Minister Cellou Dalein Diallo and Professor Alpha Conde has been scheduled for September 19 due to claims of irregularities in the first round polls in June.