- Communications Director, Eugene Arhin, allegedly took to Facebook to "unreservedly apologize."
- Akufo-Addo promised that he will eliminate mediocrity from Ghana's government
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(CNN)On Saturday, Ghana swore in her fifth president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in a ceremony filled with symbolism of the country's pride and culture. But a day that rang with hope was marred when it became clear that two sections of the president's inaugural speech were carbon copies of the words of two former US Presidents.