GHANAIAN PRESIDENT IN LIBERIA TO ATTEND INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT GEORGE WEAH
ACCRA, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addoof Ghana has left Ghana for Liberia to attend the inauguration of President-elect George Oppon Weah in Monrovia, Monday.
He will join other West African leaders at the event. The President was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, National Security Minister Albert Kan-Dapaah and officials from the Presidency.
The President will return to Ghana on Tuesday.
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Aaron Ocquaye, will act as the President, as Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has gone to Britain to seek medical attention.
Parliament has been recalled to swear in Prof Ocquaye as the acting President.
Vice-President Dr Bawumia left Ghana for Britain Friday for medical attention after he reported feeling unwell in the early hours of Friday. The Chief of Staff of the Office of the Vice-President, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, said in a statement that his departure for Britain was at the advice of his doctors who attended to him.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK