The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahammu Bawumia has been sworn in as the Vice President of the 4th Republic of Ghana for the second term.
He took the oath of allegiance and oath of office administered by the Chief Justice, Justice 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 20o8 as the running mate to the New Patriotic Party flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo.
In spite of their defeat to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate in 2008 and 2012, the two again contested in the 2016 Presidential elections, where they won convincingly against the NDC candidate John Dramani Mahama in 2016 and 2020 Presidential elections even though the results of the presidential elections are being contested at the Supreme Court.