Guinea’s President Alpha Condé swore in high security on Tuesday, December 15, in Conakry, in the Mohammed V Palace, in the presence of a dozen African heads of state and representatives of France. ECOWAS or UN.
It is in the impressive Mohammed V Palace that the oath ceremony ofAlpha Condé took place in the presence of ten African heads of state and thousands of Guinean guests.
Among the heads of state present were the Ghanaian Nana Akufo-Addo, also the current president of ECOWAS, Idriss Déby from Chad, Denis Sassou-Nguesso from Congo and Georges Weah from Liberia. On the other hand, among those absent were first and foremost direct neighbors of Guinea, such as Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d’Ivoire, Macky Sall, Senegal, and Umaro Sissoco Embaló, Head of State of Guinea-Bissau. .
Those who had clearly spoken out in West Africa against a third termAlpha Condé: Mahamadou Issoufou and Muhammadu Buhari, respectively Presidents of Niger and Nigeria, were also absent.
In the room, the President of the Constitutional Court, as tradition dictates, asked President Condé: “Mr President of the Republic, please raise your right hand and take the oath provided for in Article 48 of the Constitution”.
And like 2010 and 2015, Alpha Condé recited: “I, Alpha Condé, President of the Republic elected in accordance with the Constitution, I swear before the Guinean people and in my honor to respect and ensure respect for the provisions of the Constitution, the laws and court decisions”.
Alpha Condé will be installed in the office on December 21.