Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has been sworn into office as Vice President of the Republic of Ghana for a second term.
Dr. Bawumia first assumed the office in 2017 after the NPP led by Nana Akufo-Addo won the 2016 presidential elections and also claimed majority in parliament.
He becomes the 6th Ghanaian to occupy the high office since Ghana begun democratic governance in 1992, and he will serve alongside the newly sworn-in President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Clothed in an all-white overall apparel, popularly known as “Agbada”, he took the oath of allegiance and oath of office administered by the Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah.
He subsequently signed the oath book to confirm his dedication to the service of the country for the next four years.
Dr. Bawumia, a banker, economist and a former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, joined mainstream politics in 2008 as the running mate to the New Patriotic Party flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo.