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General News of Sunday, 29 July 2018

Source: Myjoyonline.com

President Akufo-Addo off to Togo for ECOWAS Summit

President Nana Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, 29th July, 2018, to lead the Ghanaian delegation to the 53rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, which is being held in Lome, Togo.

The meeting of the Heads of State will take place from 30th to 31st July, 2018, and will, among others, witness the election of a new Chairperson of ECOWAS.

President Akufo-Addo was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway and officials of the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.

The President will return to Ghana on Tuesday, 31st July, 2018, and, in his absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.