Liberia: President Sirleaf Departs for Ghana to Participate in Inauguration of President-Elect Nana Akufo-Addo

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has departed the country for Accra, Ghana to participate in the inauguration of President-elect Nana Ado Dankwa Akufo-Addo scheduled for Saturday, January 7, 2017.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader is accompanied by Foreign Minister, Marjon Kamara, Defense Minister, Brownie Samukai, among others.

The release noted that while she out of the country, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Hon. Sylvester Grigsby, will serve as Coordinator of the Cabinet in consultation with the Vice President and in telephone consultation the President.

President Sirleaf returns on Sunday, January 8, 2017.