- President Akufo-Addo has congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory in the 2020 US election
- Nana Akufo-Addo urged Joe Biden to ''deliver unity, security, progress and prosperity to all Americans''
- Joe Biden and Kamala Harris emerged winners of the 2020 US election following a nail-biting vote count
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The president of the Republic of Ghana, HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has congratulated US president-elect, Joe Biden.
In a congratulatory message to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Saturday, 7 November 2020, President Nana Akufo-Addo said, ''it is his sincere hope that President-elect Biden’s tenure of office will be marked by the delivery unity, security, progress and prosperity to all Americans.''
President Akufo-Addo further stated that he is ''hopeful that under the presidency of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, relations between Ghana and the United States of America will continue to grow from strength to strength, relations which have, over the years, been based on a shared agenda of freedom, development, progress, and prosperity.''
Joe Biden won the race to become the next US president, defeating incumbent President Donald Trump following a fiercely contested election on Tuesday.
CNN projects that Biden has won the key battleground of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral college threshold required to win the race.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, who was his running mate, will be the nation's first Black and South Asian vice-president, and the first woman to hold that office.
Read the full message from President Nana Akufo-Addo to US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory.
YEN.com.gh previously reported that the US president-elect, Joe Biden, is full of gratitude to the American people for choosing him to be their next leader.
Biden, who served as the 47th vice president of the United States under Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, thanked all Americans from the bottom of his heart.
In a series of tweets on his official Twitter handle, he called on everyone to join hands with him in making America great again.
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