Nana Akufo-Addo, the President-elect of the Republic of Ghana was sworn in as President this afternoon, January 7.
The President who sought for a second term got the people’s mandate at the December 7 2020 polls to continue to be President. Per the Fourth Republican Constitution of Ghana, this would be his final term in office as President.
He was sworn in by Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah who had earlier sworn in the Vice President-elect Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
Thirteen heads of state arrived in the country to support the investiture of Nana Akufo-Addo who also double as the ECOWAS Chair.
Among the dignitaries were the President of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló and Angola’s Vice President, Bornito de Sousa.
Former Ghanaian President John Agyekum Kufour was also present to grace the occasion.