Akufo-Addo Leaves For US-Africa Leaders’ Summit In Washington

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana on Sunday, 11th December, 2022, to lead Ghana’s delegation to the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit. This was to honour the invitation of US President, Joe Biden.

In a statement issued by the Presidency, the Summit is expected to “demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa, and will underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased cooperation on shared global priorities.”

The President was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchey, the Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso Boakye, MP; the Environment, Science Technology and Innovation, Hon. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, MP and official of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.

Akufo Addo and his delegation shall return to Ghana on Saturday, 17th December 2022.

Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, as enshrined in Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead, as President of Ghana.

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