The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will as from Friday, 18th of May, 2018, begin a nationwide tour which will start from the Brong Ahafo Region.
The tour will see the President visiting each of the ten regions of Ghana from this month till the end of the year.
The President returned home Wednesday from the United Kingdom after a week long vacation, his first since assuming office as President.
He was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, and the rest of their family. During the vacation, the President honoured two public engagements which saw him speak at the University of Oxford, as part of its 2018 Africa Conference on the theme “Enough Rhetoric! Catalysing an Era of Concrete Action”. He also delivered the keynote address at the London Business School’s Africa Business Summit.
Addressing the press after the President’s arrival, Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, disclosed that the President’s vacation was restful and he is poised to begin work tomorrow morning by chairing a Cabinet meeting.
As early as Friday, the President will kick start his nationwide tour which is one of the governance processes he has adopted as means of staying in touch with the citizenry across the country.
The President was met on arrival by the Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; Chief of Staff, Madam Frema Osei Opare; some Ministers of State and Service Chiefs.