Former President Rawlings hugs President Mahama as Mrs Rawlings looks on at the inaugural ceremony
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has indicated his doors are open for advice on the effective running of government as President Mahama prepares to continue the Better Ghana agenda.
The former president was among notable dignitaries who graced Monday’s inaugural ceremony of President Mahama.
Mr Rawlings expressed his appreciation about the smooth organization of the event, and also told Joy News’ Seth Kwame Boateng he was ready to assist the president in any capacity.
“It’s there for the asking, if he asks it I will give him,” he said when Seth asked what support he was going to give to President Mahama to execute his plans for the nation.
Former President Rawlings also mentioned efforts being made by the president to unite Ghanaians: “It looks like he would want to do everything possible to unite the country, to bring people on board, which is good; I hope he will do it”.
Meanwhile, Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party, Samia Nkrumah has commended President Mahama’s readiness to build bridges and consensus along the various political divides.
General Overseer of the Lighthouse Chapel International, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, who was in the news recently urging the President to act on his electoral promises, was hopeful state institutions would operate efficiently under President Mahama’s tenure.
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