Mahama Congratulates Burkina Faso President Elect

Mahama Congratulates Burkina Faso President Elect

President John Mahama has congratulated newly elected leader of Burkina Faso.

In a  statement from the Communications Ministry, President Mahama expressed confidence that, “Mr Kabore’s victory will open a new chapter in the constitutional history of Burkina Faso and lead the country into a golden era of democracy, good governance and prosperity.”

Roch Marc Christian Kabore has been elected Burkina Faso's new leader, the second civilian to become president since the West African country won independence in 1960.

He also commended all stakeholders in the crucial elections in Burkina Faso and urged them to continue to work together to ensure an incident free transfer of power from the transitional government to Roch Marc Kabore.

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Kabore, 58, will now replace the transitional government put in place after Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's longtime leader, was toppled in a popular uprising in October 2014.

President Mahama also said “Ghana will continue to offer the necessary support to her sister country- Burkina Faso.”

Source: Flagstaff House

 

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