President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, December 13,2020, for Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea.
As Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Akufo-Addo is, on Monday, December 14, attending the swearing-in ceremony of Alassane Ouattara, President-elect of Cote d’Ivoire, in Abidjan, and will, on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, attend the swearing-in ceremony of the President-elect of Guinea, Professor Alpha Condé.
The President will from December 15 be in London for a private visit.
He is accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, MP, and officials of the Presidency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
President Akufo-Addo will return to Ghana on Monday, December 21, 2020.
In his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, will, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.