Liberian election update: George Weah in early lead

Football icon, George Weah, is in early lead, according to the official provisional results of Tuesday presidential elections in Liberia.

The results were released by Mr Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) at the commission’s headquarters in Monrovia.

The results of 1,232 polling units or 22.9 per cent of the total 5,390 polling units across the country were announced.

Weah of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) led other candidates in 11 out of the 15 counties that constitute Liberia in the results released so far. He won in Bomi county with 3,763 votes, while Vice President Joseph Boakai got 2807 votes. In Bong, Weah got 28,233 votes, while Boakai got 24,367.

Weah also beat Boakai in Grand Bassa with 6950 votes. Boakai got 1786.

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