NPP Gov’t To Mark August 4 As Ghana’s Birth – Office Of President Explains Why

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Anytime the birth/birthday of Ghana is mentioned, 6th March, 1957 and the name Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana’s first President) comes in mind – but in a report by Starrfmonline.com, there seems to be something contrary. The report reads:

The Ghana@60 anniversary committee has set aside August 4, to celebrate the birth of Ghana.

According to the committee, the 4th of August is a very significant day in the history of Ghana and as such, the day ought to be celebrated as Ghana marks its 60th anniversary.

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Addressing a press conference at the Flagstaff House Wednesday, the Deputy Chief of Staff and member of the Anniversary Committee, Abu Jinapor, said the formation of the first Nationalist Political movement in Ghana, United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) on the 4th of August 1947 by Paa Grant and his colleagues heralded the country that we have today.

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He underscored that the Democratic tenets such as Freedom of Speech, Rule of Law and respect for the fundamental human rights were conceived on August 4. To that end, the Anniversary Committee has decided to organize a memorial Church service at Saltpond in the Central region where the UGCC was formed.

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo will be the Special Guest of Honour at the Memorial Service. Later in the day, a lecture will be delivered by the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Qquaye under the topic “4th August, Ghana’s day of Destiny”.

 

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