Ghana will today, January 7th 2017, swear in a new president as well as vice, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo and Mahamamadu Bawumia respectively.
This solemn and historic event will see Ghana's main opposition leader become the 5th president in the 4th republic of Ghana after winning a knife-edged general election by 53.48% of total valid votes cast.
The ceremony, which is taking place at the Black Star Square, will see thousands of Ghanaians scatter around to cheer their president on as close to 6000 guests are also expected to attend the event.
The inauguration precedes the dissolution of the old parliament to usher in the new 7th parliament were Prof Mike Ocquaye was sweared in as the substantive speaker of parliament.
Now to the live updates of Ghana's most historic inauguration ceremony
1. Nigeria's president Buhari just can't wait for the inauguration to start:
2. The stage is already set for the investiture
3. Guests from far and near are already seated
4. Thousands of Ghanaians are already at the Black Star square
5. President of Ivory Coast, and guest speaker, Allassan Ouattara arrives for Nana's investiture
6. Owusu Bempah just arrived at the Black Star square