MONROVIA, LIBERIA-President George Weah is expected to deliver the State of the Nation Address today Monday, January 24, 2022, at the National Legislature.
The address will be the Liberian Leader’s fifth annual message since his inauguration in January 2018.
The State of the Nation Address at the Capitol is in line with Article 58 of the Liberian Constitution.
Article 58 states that the President shall, on the fourth working Monday in January of each year, present the administration’s legislative program for the ensuing session, and shall once a year report to the Legislature on the state of the Republic .
In presenting the economic condition of the Country, the report is expected to cover expenditure and income, as well as the President’s legislative agenda for 2022.
Meanwhile, the National Legislature has released the official protocol for the President’s State of the Nation Address.
A report said lawmakers will convene a special session in the Joint Assembly Hall at the Capitol, prior to the arrival of President George Weah to the Joint Chamber.
According to protocol, the Sergeant-at-Arms will announce the arrival of the President in the Joint Chamber, with the Liberian Leader commencing his report to the National Legislature at 4pm.
At the same time, the Legislature said display of COVID-19 vaccine cards, compulsory wearing of masks and temperature checks will be in full effect.