President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the second Inauguration of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, in Accra, Ghana.
The Honorable Dr. J. Peter Pham, Ambassador, United States Special Envoy for the Sahel Region of Africa, is expected to lead the delegation.
In a statement published on the White House Website, it was announced that the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Honorable Stephanie S. Sullivan will also be part of the delegation.
Earlier, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs Shirley Ayorkor Botchway announced 12 presidents have confirmed their attendance with more to do same in the coming days.
The countries whose Heads of State will be taking part in the ceremony include; Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, Chad, Liberia, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Benin, Niger.
The others whose Foreign Ministers will be represented are Gambia, Nigeria, Gabon, Gambia, India, France.
The remaining representatives of countries also include the UK Minister for Africa, US Special Envoy, President of ECOWAS Commission, AU Commission Chairperson. among others.
Meanwhile, the event will take place at Parliament, strictly by ivitation.