Akufo-Addo welcomed in Togo in grand style

Akufo-Addo welcomed in Togo in grand style

-Ghana's President is on a 3-day visit to neighbouring West African countries

- President Akufo-Addo made a trip to Togo by road and was met at the Aflao border by the massive crowd

- President Akufo-Addo’s visit to Togo is part of the first phase of his tour of countries of the ECOWAS region

President Nana Akufo-Addo arrived in Togo on Tuesday to a grand and rousing welcome from residents, at the commencement of his 3-day visit.

Akufo-Addo, who made the trip to Togo by road, was met at the Aflao border by the Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, together with hundreds of Ghanaians and Togolese who had lined up along the principal streets of Aflao en route to Lome.

Amidst the waving of flags of the two countries, President Akufo-Addo and President Gnassingbé acknowledged the cheers of welcome and greetings from the ecstatic residents, as they made their way to the presidential palace for their first meeting.

Akufo-Addo welcomed in Togo in grand style

Akufo-Addo welcomed in Togo in grand style. Photo credit: Presidency.gov.gh

The two leaders were met at the presidential palace by Togolese politicians.

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President Akufo-Addo’s visit to Togo is part of the first phase of his tour of countries of the ECOWAS region.

The visit will afford him the opportunity to introduce himself, as the new Ghanaian leader, formally to the governments and peoples of Ghana’s neighbouring countries, explore and deepen bilateral relations with them, and reiterate Ghana’s full commitment to the ECOWAS project. 

A working ministerial session of the two delegations will also take place simultaneously at the palace.

Akufo-Addo welcomed in Togo in grand style

Akufo-Addo welcomed in Togo in grand style

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Nana Addo travelled with Foreign Minister, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Boatchway, MP; Trade and Industry Minister, Hon. Alan Kyerematen; National Security Minister, Hon. Albert Kan Dapaah; Interior Minister, Hon. Ambrose Dery, MP; Defence Minister, Hon. Dominic Nitiwul, MP; Sanitation and Water Resources Minister, Hon. Kofi Adda, MP.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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