President Akufo Addo has said Ghana has no reason to “wallow in undesirable poverty” after Sixty decades of independence from colonialism.
“We have run out of justifications and it’s the perfect a chance to set Ghana to privileges and get our nation to where it should . 60 years after those heady days, too many of our people continue to wallow in unwanted hardship. After 60 years, we have run out of justifications and it’s the perfect a chance to set Ghana to privileges and get our nation to where it should be,” the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said at the 6th March Independence Parade on Monday 2017.
Ghana today [Monday], March 6, 2017, turned 60 years since it attained independence on March 6, 1957, after 113 years a colonial rule.
Previously known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was the first Sub-Saharan Africa nation to become independent on the back of Ghana’s first President and his Pan-African ethos, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
The President, Akufo Addo remembered that, at “independence, the popular slogan was to seek first the political kingdom and all other things would be added.”
“We considered and, indeed, we expected that fast economic development would follow political freedom that we obtained.”
He was however quick to add that “sadly, the economical results that was intended to go along with our freedom has still not materialized.”
Prez, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the battle before us is to therefore to “build our economic / financial system and produce an excellent, modern and sensible way of life for the mass of our people. Effort, business, creativeness and a regular combat crime in public lifestyle would bring the modification we seek”
“Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo added” He was positive that Ghana can achieve its desire of building the economical system if we “move and act as a united people. “
“We must take pride of our variety by all means, but the Ghanaian must always rise above the ethnic or sectional interest. We have a good chance and We have a bright future and and we must mobilize all our resources and all our strengths, here and in the Ghanaian Diaspora, to get to that promised land quicker.”
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