President John Dramani Mahama and his Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur, have both taken the Oath of Office and the Oath of Allegiance on Monday morning.
The two gentlemen arrived at the Independence Square to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters, some of whom were clad in National Democratic Congress and national colours.
Vice President Amissah Arthur first took the Oath of Office administered by Her Ladyship the Chief Justice, Theodora Georgina Woode.
Former Presidents, Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor were present at the ceremony along with former Secretary General of the United Nations, Busumuru Kofi Annan.
The event was attended by the heads of state of various African countries, including AU Chairman and the President of Benin Thomas Yayi Boni, South African President Jacob Zuma, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, President of Equatorial Guinea, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Togolese President Faure Gnasingbe, Senegalese President Marki Sow among others.
AU Chairman, Thomas Yayi Boni paid a glowing tribute to Ghana's rich democratic history admonishing the citizens to continue in that line to grow the continent's credentials.
He expressed satisfaction at the just ended elections in Ghana and called on other nations to emulate such a feat.
At about 11:47 AM, the Majority Leader, Dr. Benjamin Kumbuor, moved the motion for the meeting to be adjourned. Speaker, Doe Adjaho closed the session in accordance with the rules of the House.