Former President John Dramani Mahama stated that Ghana can undoubtedly make its independence from colonial rule count “if we put our minds to the task and eschew greed and divisiveness in all sectors of our national life” on the occasion of the country’s 66th Independence Day celebration today, Monday, 6 March 2023.
Mr. Mahama recognized that political leadership bears a larger burden in restoring Ghana’s greatness and power.
“I, therefore, urge every Ghanaian including members of government to acknowledge our common but differentiated roles and responsibilities in order to deliver our best service to build the Ghana we want together,” On Facebook, the former Ghanaian president published.
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The Youth Resource Center in Ho, in the Volta Region, is the location of this year’s Independence Day procession.
Selected schoolchildren and the security forces will participate in the procession.
Ghana became the first nation in sub-Saharan Africa to gain freedom from the UK (UK).
Therefore, the day commemorates the proclamation of independence from the UK made on March 6, 1957, by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the country’s then-prime minister.
The festival this year has the slogan “Our Union, Our Strength, Our Purpose” as its centerpiece.
President of Guinea-Bissau and Head of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Umaro Sissoco Embalo, is the Special Visitor for today’s commemoration.