-As NEC announces provisional results

By Jerromie S. Walters

With 86.71 percent of official tallied results announced by the National Elections Commission (NEC), so far- opposition Unity Party (UP) Standard Bearer Joseph Nyuma Boakai, maintains convincing lead in the runoff election, with 712,741 votes.

He’s ahead of incumbent President George Weah, who has accumulated 696,520 votes, amounting to 49.42 percent.

Wednesday and Thursday’s results keep Amb. Boakai in the lead, as the National Elections Commission (NEC), has exhausted tallying of 5,107 out of 5,890 polling places across the country.