President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his re-election for a second term as President of the French Republic.
Nana Akufo-Addo wished him well in the discharge of his mandate, and “in the crucial tasks of uniting the French nation and helping to weather the buffeting storms confronting Europe and the world.”
The Ghanaian leader expressed confidence that the future of the French people is secure in Mr Macron’s hands.
Nana Akufo-Addo assured Mr Macron of his and Ghana’s co-operation and continuing friendship.
Mr Macron has won five more years as France’s president after a convincing victory over rival Marine Le Pen.
He won by 58.55% to 41.45%, a greater margin than expected.
The centrist leader told jubilant supporters at the foot of the Eiffel Tower that now the election was over he would be a “president for all”.
He is the first sitting president in 20 years to be re-elected.