Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as the new President of Ghana in a colourful ceremony well attended by citizens and foreign dignitaries.
In his inaugural speech, he thanked God for the opportunity to become Ghana’s President; he said “This is the day the Lord has made and we will rejoice in it”. He also commended ex president Mahama’s show of statesmanship when he conceeded defeat. He wished Mr Mahama and his family well.
Akufo-Addo promises not to let the people of Ghana down as he takes over the affairs of the state.