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President Akufo-Addo has promised to work with the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin in the interest of Sincerity and Corporation.

Mr. Bagbin, a nominee of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) won the votes to become Speaker after chaotic Scene in Parliament.

At his inaugural address in Parliament, President Akufo-Addo who described Mr. Bagbin as a friend said the two will be chartering a new territory in the governance and politics of the 4th Republic.

The colorful ceremony began with the Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia taking the Oath of Office and the Oath of Secrecy.

The Chief Justice, Justice Anin-Yeboah administered the oaths.

President Akufo-Addo then took his turn to take the same Oath of Office and Secrecy.

President Akufo-Addo in his inaugural speech expressed gratitude to all for the confidence reposed in him, pledging his commitment to fulfill his promises made to Ghanaians.

He appealed to all to contribute their quota to develop the country.

President Akufo-Addo said Ghana’s economy has been resilient despite the devastating effects of COVID-19.

Dignitaries present include First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of the Vice President Hajia Samira Bawumia and former President John Agyekum Kufour.

The President of Cote D’Ivoire, Alassane Quattara, Faure Nyansingbe of Togo, Prof. Alfa Conde of Guinea, Macky Sall of Senegal and Liberia’s President George Weah were also among the foreign dignitaries who graced the occasion.

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