Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner

Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner

- President Akufo-Addo has appointed some envoys into office

- He has charged them to defend the democratic credentials of Ghana

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President Akufo-Addo has confirmed four ambassadors and one High Commissioner into office, in a short ceremony in Accra.

Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner (Photos)

Akufo-Addo in a photo shot with the newly-appointed envoys

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The envoys who received their letters of credence, per the president’s account have conducted themselves well in their diverse fields, hence the appointment.

According to Nana Addo, all the appointees are eminently fit to represent Ghana in their respective places of accreditation.

Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner (Photos)

The envoys taking their oath of office

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The president’s appointees are: (1) Dufie Agyarko Kusi, an knowledgeable, international public servant, who is to represent Ghana in the Republic of Korea; (2) Virginia Hesse, a renowned, former, senior civil servant, who is going to Prague, the Paris of Central Europe, in the Czech Republic; (3) Francisca Ashitey-Odunton, a distinguished media practitioner, who will be Ghana’s High Commissioner to Kenya; (4) Alowe Leo Kabah, an experienced lawyer and politician, who is heading as Ambassador to the Republic of Benin; and (5) Prof. Abena Busia, an internationally celebrated academic and poet, who will be an Ambassador to the giant of South America, Brazil.

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Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner (Photos)

President Akufo-Addo presenting to one of the envoys

President Akufo-Addo in a short address at the Flagstaff House stated that, with their responsibility of preserving and promoting the image of the country, the appointees must strive to defend the democratic credentials of Ghana at all times.

Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner (Photos)

One of the envoys

He also urged them to demonstrate that, they represent a country which is governed by the rule of law, and respect individual liberties, human rights and uphold the principles of accountability.

Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner (Photos)

One of the Ambassadors signing her appointment

“We are regarded as the beacon and standard bearer of democracy in Africa, and, recently, you are the most visible symbol of our country out there. Therefore, in all your actions you must guard jealously our country’s image. I am confident this is a charge you will uphold,” Nana Addo said.

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Akufo-Addo swears in four Ambassadors and a High Commissioner (Photos)

Another envoy signing to pick up her appointment

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