Fabulous photos from Nana Akufo-Addo's inauguration

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was duly sworn in as the President of the Republic of Ghana at the Black Star Square, Accra on Saturday, January 7.   Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia was also sworn in. Thousands of Ghanaians trooped to the venue to cheer and chant victory songs in support of the new leaders. Heads of state from several countries including Togo, Gabon, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Benin, Nigeria and Guinea were at the venue to grace the occasion. Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara was the Special Guest of Honour. The ceremony was held in front of Members of Ghana’s Seventh Parliament and several others including former heads of state. Below are scenes captured by 3news.com‘s photojournalist Ayerkie Narnor. [caption id="attachment_38838" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-4 Former ministers of state were present…[/caption] nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-3 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-20 [caption id="attachment_38836" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-2 2016 Presidential candidates including two-time independent candidate Jacob Osei Yeboah were present…[/caption] [caption id="attachment_38835" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president …the academia was repped…[/caption] [caption id="attachment_38840" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-6 …the clergy was also repped…[/caption] nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-10 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-7 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-59 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-12 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-5 [caption id="attachment_38847" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-13 Members of Nana Akufo-Addo’s campaign team were also present…[/caption] [caption id="attachment_38845" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-11 Members of the diplomatic corps were also in attendance…[/caption] nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-16 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-17 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-14 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-19 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-23 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-22 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-15 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-29 [caption id="attachment_38889" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-55 The former first and second couples…[/caption] nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-18 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-30 [caption id="attachment_38861" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-27 Speaker of Parliament Mike Oquaye[/caption] nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-24 [caption id="attachment_38855" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-21 Wife of Speaker of Parliament also joined the occasion…[/caption] [caption id="attachment_38866" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-32 Kenya’s Vice President William Ruto was present representing East Africa…[/caption] [caption id="attachment_38862" align="alignnone" width="507"]nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-28 Chiefs who represent tradition were also in attendance…[/caption] nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-34 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-38 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-39 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-35 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-33 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-36 nana-akufo-addo-is-sworn-in-as-president-37 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