Rawlings’ revolutions fitting for holidays than Akufo-Addo’s August 4 – Asiedu Nketia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) General Secretary has stoked the debate over president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s August 4 Founders Day proposal, saying its needless. Johnson Asiedu Nketia said the June 4th and December 31st revolutions staged by ex-president Jerry John Rawlings deserve to be celebrated as “national holidays” than the president’s date. August 4, […]

August 4 to be made Founders’ Day, Akufo-Addo to propose legislation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to propose legislation to Parliament making August 4, the nation’s Founders’ Day. A Flagstaff House communication expressed misgiving over the “unnecessary controversy” that continues to embroil history of events leading to Ghana’s independence. The President believes the country’s march to independence was not orchestrated by one person. “It […]