Election fee says Weah defeated vice-president Joseph Boakai to win election runoff with 61.5% of the voteThe former soccer star George Weah has gained Liberia’s presidential election, defeating the vice-president, Joseph Boakai, in a runoff with 61.5% of the vote.Thursday’s announcement by the nation’s election fee chair, Jerome Korkoyah, means Weah will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Liberia’s president subsequent month, after an election fraught with accusations of fraud and irregularities. It will likely be the nation’s first democratic transition since 1944 and follows two devastating civil wars. Proceed studying…

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