President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Saturday, February 8, 2020, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, which is being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The meeting of the Heads of State will take place from February 9-10, 2020, on the theme, “Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development”.
He was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo; Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway MP; Minister for Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery; and officials of the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.
The President will return to Ghana on Monday, February 10, 2020, 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.