President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo Sworn Into Office
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo , Ghana’s 5th President of the 4th Republic, was on Saturday, January 7, 2017, sworn into office with a call on all Ghanaians to be optimistic about the future, and unite for the development of the country.
He said his assumption of office will mark the beginning of a new era of economic transformation and prosperity for the country.
The President, reiterated his resolve to protect the public purse, and ensure every Ghanaian has a fair share of the national cake and issued a stern warning to members of his government to do away with intentions of amassing wealth from public office.
President Akufo-Addo also assured that, science and technology will be prioritize to ensure the rapid development of the national development agenda.
The Inauguration which took place at the Black Stars Square was witnessed by many dignitaries from both African countries and the rest of the world.
Over fifteen Heads of States and former Heads of States and former Heads of State of Ghana were present.
The December 7, 2016, general elections have ended successfully and peaceful with the people of Ghana accepting the outcome of the polls.
Ghana has maintained its enviable reputation as the beacon of democracy in Africa.
The 2016 polls is the seventh presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana, since the promulgation of the 1992 Constitution.