Ghanaians Display Rich Culture At Swearing-In Of New President

| Updated Jan 09, 2017 at 3:46pm

 

Ghana's Second Lady, Mrs. Samira Bawumia

 

Ghana's rich culture and different shades of the Kentey cloth was on display at the Independence Square when the president was sworn-in on Saturday.

Various designs of Kente and other traditional cloths were worn by various people.

People from all walks of life, across the country were in their traditional attire ranging from Kente, Fugu and Agbada to grace the occasion and to add to the fanfare and merry making.

Cultural troupes from several parts of the country displayed the traditional dances of their areas.

Former Presidents, foreign dignitaries, invited guests and the man on the street, all lent support to the colourful investiture of the President, Nana Akufo Addo, which earned Ghana's democratic march as a golden star in the eyes of the world.

Ghana's Second Lady, Mrs. Samira Bawumia also in her own stylish Northern Kentey cloth, indicated that she was surprised at the fact that she is trending on social media since she has no knowledge in styling.

Mrs. Bawumia revealed that she was her own stylist for the inauguration of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

After she and her husband arrived at the Independence Square for the event on Saturday, January 7, 2017, she started trending on social media especially because of how she was dressed for the occasion.

The Second Lady was looking regal in African Print, artistically designed with beads which teamed up with a yellow scarf and matching headgear.

According to Mrs. Bawumia, she styled herself for the historic occasion.

Most people on social media praised her stylist.


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