Akufo-Addo To Be Sworn In As Ghana's New President

Akufo-Addo to be sworn in as Ghana's new president

ACCRA, Jan 7, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 07th Jan, 2017 ) - Nana Akufo-Addo is to be sworn in as Ghana's new president on Saturday after beating incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama in elections last month.

The 72-year-old former human rights lawyer will take the oath of office at a ceremony in Independence Square in central Accra before more than 6,000 guests and members of the public.

Some 11 heads of state from across Africa are expected to attend, as well as the outgoing president, and former leaders John Rawlings and John Kufuor.