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Out of Office Prez. Nana Addo jets off for two-day conference in Nigeria

President Nana Addo has been invited by Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Rev Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, to attend a two-day International Conference on Transformative Governance in Africa.

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play Nana Addo will stay in Nigeria for just a day, as he is expected to return to Ghana on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

President Akufo-Addo has left Ghana to attend a two-day conference in Nigeria, a statement from the Flagstaff House has confirmed.

The President has been invited by Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Rev Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, to attend a two-day International Conference on Transformative Governance in Africa.

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A statement signed by Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, said the President left the country on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

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He will stay in Nigeria for just a day, as he is expected to return to Ghana on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

The statement added that “President Akufo-Addo will deliver the keynote address at the Conference, on the theme, “How to make Democracy work for Africa.”

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in his stead.

Read the full statement from the Presidency below:

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana for Nigeria, on Wednesday, 14th February, 2018, at the invitation of the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, to attend a two-day International Conference on Transformative Governance in Africa.

President Akufo-Addo will deliver the keynote address at the Conference, on the theme, “How to make Democracy work for Africa.

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The President will return to Ghana on Thursday, 15th February, 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.

Sincerely,

Eugene Arhin

Director of Communications

Office of the President

Jubilee House

Kanda, Accra.

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