President Faure Gnassingbé was invested for a 4th mandate this Sunday, May 3, 2020 at the head of the country.
The inauguration of the President of Togo took place in a sober manner given the situation of the pandemic of covid-19 in the country.
The ceremony was held at the Presidency under the aegis of the President of the Constitutional Court Aboudou Assouma as well as before an audience of presidents of institutions, some government officials and some members of diplomatic missions. The President thus took an oath: “Before God and the people of Togo, the sole holder of popular sovereignty, We Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, elected President of the Republic, in accordance with the laws of the Republic, solemnly swear: – to respect and defend the Constitution that the Togolese People freely gave themselves . . . to lead us in all things, in faithful and loyal service to the people.”
After receiving the collar of the Grand Master of Momo and the national flag received by President Faure Gnassingbé, the President of the Constitutional Court Aboudou Assouma spoke, a speech in which, He did not fail to send a message to those who were challenging the results of the February 2020 presidential election.
It should be noted that President Faure Gnassingbé had to amend the Constitution in 2019, an amendment that facilitated his election for a fourth term as head of the country. Now, the Head of State has many issues awaiting him, including economic development, improvement of health and education.