His introduction was followed by various reactions from both sides of the house.
Former President, John Dramani Mahama received massive cheers from both sides of the house following his introduction by Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin albeit, each with its own message.
While members of the minority side cheered Mr. Mahama on, their counterparts on the majority side in parliament chanted, “pensioner”, “pensioner”.
All this while, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was smiling while rubbing his arms together.
The former statesman, prior to this, had arrived in a grey suit and was welcomed by many including former President, John Agyekum Kufour.
The former president is one of many other statesmen and personalities who are in parliament to listen to the president’s address on the State of the Nation.
Some of these persons include former presidents, Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, members of the diplomatic corps, justices of the Supreme Court, and traditional leaders among others.