African leaders continue to extend their well-wishes to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his successful re-election at the just-ended presidential election in Ghana.
Heads of other international institutions have also congratulated the president-elect on his second-term.
Many of the congratulatory messages posted on various social media platforms urged President Akufo-Addo to overall peace and development of the citizenry for the next four years.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari in a tweet wrote: “I congratulate President Akufo-Addo on his re-election for a second term in office. I also commend the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections – further proof that constitutional democracy has come to stay in West Africa.”
President Buhari added: “Nigeria and Ghana share close historical and cultural ties and I look forward to working with President Akufo-Addo to realize our shared goals of peace, security and prosperity for our citizens and the entire ECOWAS community.”
“On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I wish President Akufo-Addo a successful new tenure, and peace and stability in his country, as well as improved relations between our countries.”
I congratulate President Akufo-Addo on his re-election for a second term in office. I also commend the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections – further proof that constitutional democracy has come to stay in West Africa.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) December 10, 2020
On his part, Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame said the victory of Nana Addo is a testament to the trust of the Ghanaian people.
Congratulations to my brother and friend President @NAkufoAddo on your re-election. It is a testament to the trust the people of Ghana have placed in you. We look forward to continued friendship between our two nations and collaboration towards the prosperity of our people.
— Paul Kagame (@PaulKagame) December 11, 2020
Ivorian leader, Alassane Ouattara who described Nana Akufo-Addo as a brother tweeted that “my warmest congratulations and best wishes to my brother Nana Akufo-Addo on his re-election as President of the Republic of Ghana.”
— Alassane Ouattara (@AOuattara_PRCI) December 10, 2020
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar says the election conducted in Ghana must be an ‘eye-opener’ to Nigeria.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) December 10, 2020