Members of the 8th Council of State have been duly sworn into office by President Nana Akufo-Addo.
The swearing-in ceremony took place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the Jubilee House, the seat of Ghana’s presidency.
In all, about 31 members of the Council of State were sworn into office.
There are 16 elected regional representatives on the Council of State. Others were appointed by President Akufo-Addo in accordance with the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.
In his remarks during the swearing in, Mr Akufo-Addo stated that he was looking “forward very much to working with a Council that will continue to offer me honest advice, based on unvarnished truth. I look forward to working with a Council that will help deepen our democracy, and help enhance the quality of our governance, and I look forward to working with a Council that will help us deliver a prosperous Ghana.”