Jamaican Woman Becomes First Lady Of Liberia
A Jamaican woman – Clar Weah is now the First Lady of Liberia following the recent election of her husband as the country’s president.
She is the wife of the former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah.
Mr Weah won the presidency in the Liberian presidential run-off on December 26, 2017.
Clar Weah, a naturalised US citizen was born in Jamaica and has Jamaican parents.
The West African nation – Liberia is bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east. It covers an area of 111,369 square kilometers (43,000 sq mi) and has a population of 4,503,000 people.
English is the official language and over 20 indigenous languages are spoken, representing the numerous ethnic groups who make up more than 95% of the population. The country’s capital and largest city is Monrovia.
Reports claim the couple met at a bank in the United States where Clar was formerly employed as a customer service officer.
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