Ghana Inauguration: Joy as Akufo-Addo is sworn in as 5th president (photos)

– The people of Ghana have turned out en masse for the inauguration of new president Nana Akufo-Addo

– The inauguaration holding Saturday, January 7, is attended by several heads of state

It is indeed a time of joy as thousands of people have converged at the Independence Square in Accra to witness the momentous swearing-in of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the fifth President of the Fourth Republic.

The victorious party, New Patriotic Party (NPP) and its many supporters from across the country, are glued to their television sets, while others are in attendance at the square.

Thousands of enthusiastic supporters and well-wishers of Ghana are watching the historic ceremony live on various social media platforms.

The program was set for 10 a.m. and has begun, with many heads of state, including President Muhammadu Buhari arriving this very moment at the square.

Youth at the Ghana Inauguration

Youth at the Ghana Inauguration

  • Randle Oke

    I watched the Ghana inauguration, I’d anticipated a spectacle but it felt just a little more than a school play – a complete mess. The planning could have been a lot better! I was not impressed, at all.