Akufo-Addo, Bawumia sworn in for another four-year term

Akufo-Addo, Bawumia sworn in for another four-year term

-The president has been sworn in for another term despite a petition challenging his victory at the Supreme Court

-He was sworn in by Ghana’s Chief Justice

-It followed more than 13 hours of chaos in the country’s parliament

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s president for another four-year term.

Heads of state from across Africa and dignitaries watch him took the oath of office at a ceremony in Accra on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

Akufo-Addo was reelected in the December 2020 polls.

He defeated former President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the keenly contested polls garnering 51.302% of the ballots against the latter’s 47.359%.

Mahama rejected the outcome, arguing the verdict was “stolen”, filing a petition at the Supreme Court to challenge the results.

Akufo-Addo takes the oath of office today

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