July 24, 2024

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has expressed confidence in the leadership of South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa.

According to him, Ramaphosa’s second term as the President of South Africa will bring more transformation to the country. Saying South Africa will attain greater heights, and make significant strides towards the realisation of these goals.

“Your re-election comes at a crucial time when the African continent is striving for economic recovery, social development and continental integration. I am confident that, under your continued leadership, South Africa will attain greater heights, and make significant strides towards the realisation of these goals.” Nana Addo said this in a congratulation message to his counterpart.

Cyril Ramaphosa was on Wednesday, 19th June, 2024 sworn in for a second term as the president of the Republic of South Africa.

The African National Congress (ANC) for the first time lost its majority in the National Assembly in 30 years of democracy.

According to the Idependent Electoral Commission (IEC), the ruling African National Congress (ANC) secured 40.18% with 159 seats followed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) 21.81% with 87 seats.

Former president Jacob Zumah’s uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) surprisingly secured the third position with 14.58% and had 58 seats while the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) got 9.52% with 39 seats.

“On behalf of the people and government of Ghana, I extend my warmest congratulations to you on your re-election as President of the Republic of South Africa. Your re-election is a vindication of the trust and confidence reposed in you by the Members of the Parliament of South Africa, and by your party, the African National Congress (ANC).” Nana Addo added.

 

Below is the full statement

 

On behalf of the people and government of Ghana, I extend my warmest congratulations to you on your re-election as President of the Republic of South Africa. Your re-election is a vindication of the trust and confidence reposed in you by the Members of the Parliament of South Africa, and by your party, the African National Congress (ANC).

The South African people, through their vote, have demonstrated their commitment to unity and shared governance, and I am confident that under your leadership, South Africa will continue to reinforce her position as a champion of progress and prosperity on the African continent. A strong, united, and prospering South Africa is indeed a great force for progress in Africa.

Your re-election comes at a crucial time when the African continent is striving for economic recovery, social development and continental integration. I am confident that, under your continued leadership, South Africa will attain greater heights, and make significant strides towards the realisation of these goals.

The bond of friendship and cooperation between our two nations is strong, and I look forward to working closely with you to enhance further our bilateral relations, and to advance the collective interests of our beloved continent. Together, we can achieve the aspirations of our people for peace, prosperity, and sustainable development.

May your new term be marked by continued success and progress for the people of South Africa. Please accept my best wishes for your health, happiness, and for the ongoing success of your administration.

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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