Prersident Mahama sworn oath of office

President John Dramani MahamaPresident John Dramani Mahama had on Monday morning sworn the Presidential Oath and Oath of Office to assume office as the fourth President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana.

President Mahama and Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur took the oath of office, which was administered by the Chief Justice, Mrs Theodora Georgina Wood, before an open Parliament at the Independence Square in Accra.

A large contingent of Ghanaians and other nationals are currently watching the ceremony at the Square, whilst millions more across the world are also watching the coronation on television.

President Mahama has assumed the mantle of leadership after winning the recent elections held on December 7 and 8, respectively.

This was after he completed the Presidency of the late President John Evans Atta Mills who died on July 24, 2012.

President Mahama had sworn the Presidential Oath in the presence of a new Parliament and its new Speaker, Mr Doe Adjaho.

Foreign Heads of State, heads of delegations, Former President Jerry John Rawlings and Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, the diplomatic community in Ghana and other very important personalities are gracing the occasion.

Among other things, the President gave the assurance that he would work for all Ghanaians to enjoy equal economic opportunities towards national development. GNA

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