12 Heads of State confirmed to attend for Akufo-Addo’s inauguration ceremony:
Head of the Inaugural Sub-Committee and Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has revealed that a high delegation of presidents is ready to attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday, January 7.
Out of the total number, she hinted that 12 heads of state have confirmed to attend with more to do same in the coming days.
The countries whose presidents will be visiting to witness the ceremony include; Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, Chad, Liberia, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Benin, Niger.
The other countries whose Foreign Ministers will be represented are Gambia, Nigeria, Gabon, Gambia, India, France.
The remaining representatives of countries also include the US Special Envoy, UK Minister for Africa, President of ECOWAS Commission, AU Commission Chairperson, among others.
Madam Ayorkor Botchway gave the details during a press briefing to inform Ghanaians on measures put in place for the ceremony Tuesday morning.
Meanwhile, former President and flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Mahama has gone to the apex court to petition the outfit to declare the results of the December elections null and void, which will lead to the rerun of the polls.
On Thursday, December 31, 2020, lawyers of the NDC flagbearer headed to the Supreme Court to submit the petition.
Further explaining his decision broadcasted on television, former President Mahama declared that the results were flawed and as such would want to be given the same treatment then-candidate Akufo-Addo received in 2012 after he challenged the results of the polls.