President Sirleaf Hails Chad on 56th Independence Anniversary

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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and people of the Republic of Chad on the forthcoming observance of the 56th Independence Anniversary of that country.

Chad, a landlocked nation in north-central Africa, on August 11 will commemorate its Independence from France in 1960.

According to a Foreign Affairs Ministry release, President Sirleaf, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia and in her own name, extended heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the President of the Republic of Chad, Idriss Deby, and the Government and people of Chad, as they celebrate this historic event.

President Sirleaf indicated that as they work together to strengthen the bond of friendship and cooperation between the two countries, it is her fervent hope that the Almighty Allah will endow President Deby with abundant wisdom and strength as he leads his people to sustainable peace and greater prosperity.


  • Anthony Kokoi is a young Liberian sports writer who has an ever-growing passion for the development of the game of football (soccer) and other sports. For the past few years, he has been passionately engaged in reporting the developments of the game in the country. He is an associate member of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL). He is a promoter of young talents. He also writes match reports and makes an analysis of Liberian Football.

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