- Current and former state dignitaries were present at the 2018 State of the Nation's Address
-Pictures from the event were posted on the Facebook page of the President of Ghana
Many high-ranking members of the society were present at this year’s first State of the Nation’s Address (SoNA) delivered by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the floor of Parliament.
The occasion saw many past and present government officials including former presidents Jerry John Rawlings, John Agyekum Kuffour and John Dramani Mahama turn up for the speech delivered by Akufo-Addo.
Some members of the Supreme Court including Justice William Atuguba who presided over the famous 2012 Election Petition case.
Some Members of Parliament of the opposition, National Democratic Congress including Haruna Iddrisu and Alhaji Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka were seen clothed in black attire.
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia who returned to the country after medical leave in the United Kingdom was also present at the event with his wife, Mrs. Samira Bawumia.
On the majority side of Parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu and Hon Adwoa Sarfo were seen sharply dressed in their African-inspired clothing.
There cultural troupe as well as the security personnel were not left out in the beautiful pictures that were posted on the official Facebook page of the President of Ghana.
In a related development, former president John Dramani Mahama was captured on camera sharing a plate of rice and stew with some of the NDC Members of Parliament after the SoNA had been delivered by Akufo-Addo.
Mr. John Mahama is expected to run against President Akufo-Addo is the next General Election which is scheduled for December 2020.
First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo was seen walking beside her husband as they left the Parliament House of the address was delivered.
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