President Akufo-Addo has congratulated President-elect for France, Emmanuel Macron, on his re-election.

In a tweet on Monday, President Akufo-Addo wished President Macron well in all his endeavors, particularly “the crucial tasks of uniting the French nation and helping to weather the buffeting storms confronting Europe and the world.”

“Warm congratulations to His Excellency Emmanuel Macron on his historic re-election, for a 2nd term, as President of the French Republic,” he wrote.

According to President Akufo-Addo, he is confident that the future of the “French people is secure in his (Macron’s) hands.”

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Akufo Addo has assured France of Ghana’s co-operation and continuous friendship.

President Akufo-Addo is not the only African leader to extend his congratulations to President Macron.

Senegal’s President, Macky Sall, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda have congratulated President Macron.

Mr. Macron is the first sitting French president in 20 years to be re-elected.

He was re-elected after a convincing victory over rival, Marine Le Pen.