John Dramani Mahama Hands overMohamed Wusha-Conteh 19 December 2016
Ghana's outgoing President, John Dramani Mahama, has said he is prepared to pass on the mantle of governance come January 7, to President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
President Mahama said this on Thursday when he delivered his final State of the Nation Address to end the life of the sixth Parliament of the fourth Republic, which would officially be dissolved on the midnight of January 6.
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, said that the outcome of the country’s Presidential Election, which held on the 7th of December and won by Mr. Nana Akuffo Dankwah, was the will of the people of Ghana.
John Mahama who lost the election to Dankwah, however, promised not to do anything that will undermine the government of Dankwah.
Mahama said that he has ‘moved on beyond being president’ and re-emphasize that what happened was what the people of Ghana wanted, and it should not be toiled with.
Mahama reiterates his desire to see Ghana continue to grow, and emphasize that next year, Ghana will be 60 years, and it is expected to be where the people who started this journey in the last 250 years are’.
John Dramani Mahama wished the new President all the best and said he will not do anything to undermine his administration.