Challenges of consolidating democracy in ghana
She leaves the house early in the morning to be able to get to school on time, by which time I probably had not gotten out of bed.She gets back home late afternoon and I am in the Office and I get back in the night when she is asleep.So, I relaxed in my bed and turned on the TV, watching CNN.I spent the whole day watching TV at the time Donald Trump was the President-elect, and they were going through the transition, waiting to hand over; so, I just kept watching what was going on.I said ‘‘No, I have no Office to go to.’’ And she said, ‘‘then I am happy!’’ She added, ‘‘so will I be coming home from school and meeting you in the house? President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR and the staff of this esteemed college for the honour done me in extending an invitation to deliver the graduation lecture on this auspicious occasion.Below is John Mahama’s full lecture: Challenges Of Democracy & Development In Africa Thank you for the very kind words used to introduce me this afternoon. Chairman, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and my friend Mr. Seiyefa, I thank you all for the kind invitation to deliver today’s graduation lecture.Geoffrey Onyeama; the Director-General of State Security, Alhaji Lawal Musa; and the Director of the Institute of State Security, Mr. I also acknowledge the presence of the High Commissioner of Ghana to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Former President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday delivered a lecture on challenges of democracy in Africa.Part of that support means that, while recognising that different democracies develop at different paces, we should continue to support political reform in our partners – for our own security and prosperity as well as for that of the wider international community.