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General News of Monday, 19 December 2016

Source: adomonline.com

Mahama bids 'emotional' farewell to ECOWAS leaders

President John Mahama during his last address to the West African Leaders gathered at the ECOWAS summit in Nigeiran capital, Abuja took an ooportunity to bid an 'emotional' farewell to the leaders.

The President announced that he was exiting office on January 6th, 2017 and would hand over power to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the NPP who emerged victorious in the December 7th polls.

The elections of 2016, he said has added another further to Ghana's democratic creditials. He also announced that transition was already underway in Ghana.

The President also invited all the heads of West African countries to the event which would be held at the sitting of Parliament at the Independence Square in Accra.