Call her the President-elect

Madame Justice Paula Mae-Weekes will soon be madame president.

Today the electoral college declared the retired judge, president-elect, making her the first female to become head of state.

The prime minister and opposition leader were admittedly proud to be part of history.

In a brief statement to the parliament following the declaration, dr Keith Rowley said Paula-Mae Weekes is just what the nation needs at this time..

Reporter Ria Rambally has more.

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