[ 2012-08-07 ]
Kofi Annan and President John Mahama
Ghanaians are behind you; Kofi Annan assures Mahama
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has assured
President John Mahama of his “personal support” in
his new role.
Kofi Annan is also convinced Ghanaians are behind
the new president sworn-in after the shocking
death of his predecessor Prof John Mills.
Annan, who recently resigned his role as Syrian
envoy was at the Castle, Tuesday, to console the
President John Mahama.
“I am very pleased to be able to meet with you
this morning. Our country has gone through a
difficult period. We have lost a leader, a
democrat. Now you have the baton and I am here to
pay my respects and to congratulate you in these
difficult times as you take on a very difficult
challenge for our nation and I am sure you are
going to lead us as effectively as any leader
“Let me assure you of my personal support and I am
sure the Ghanaians will stand behind you and work
with you as you steer the affairs of state.
“Once again congratulations Mr President.
John Mahama said he will be counting on the
international experience of the former UN
Secretary General to succeed in office.
He was grateful for the support and the kind words
from UN Secretary General.
“We thank you for this gesture in paying
condolences to our late president and also for the
warm congratulations you just gave,” he stated.
He is hoping to continue what he said was a good
working relationship the late president had with
Source - Joy News
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