MONROVIA-President George M. Weah officially took over the mantle of authority as President of Liberia after the regime of Liberia and Africa’s first female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
His ascendency started on a rocky road, especially from the economic front as contained in his inaugural speech on 22 January 2018.
Since his take over, he has undertaken lots of projects and has done lots of interventions for the betterment of the lives of ordinary Liberians.
As a leader, he made pronouncement for free tuition for public universities and addressed the long-standing problems students face in registering for the national examination-West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
In that regard, President Weah ensured that the WASSCE fees for all 12th Grade students at Public and Private Schools be paid by the Government of Liberia
In the area of health, the Weah-led government renovated the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, built the 14th Military Hospital, and constructed a state-of-the-Art modern referral hospital in Gbediah Town, River Cess County Construction of Emirates Hospital in Bopolu, while his administration strived in the fight against in containing COVID-19.
The administration made efforts and passed landmark bills with the Land Rights Act being one of the outstanding ones.
In the area of road, the government paved Doe Community Road to Clara Town, Johnsonville, Pipeline, and other feeder roads in Monrovia and Paynesville.
He did not forget about the market women during the time he thought of developing Liberia.
The Liberian President constructed a modern state-of-the-art market in Omega, Duala, Bo-Waterside Township, Salala, and Bong County among others.
The level of achievement by the administration of Weah, many Liberians think that he should be given a second term to do more for the people of the country.
“So building market, construction of roads, educating citizens of Liberia, maintaining the peace, are they all part of the nothing the oppositions are talking about here” a regular caller on a local radio talk show identified as J. Gray remarked.
He indicated that much has been done for which Weah should be considered for a second term aimed at completing initiated projects and adding additional ones for the development of the country.
While it is true that there are some Liberians who think that President Weah should not continue, the majority of citizens believe that re-electing him will be the best thing that should happen.