The achievements of Ghana’s first President Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah has surfaced on social media as the debacle on the developmental projects of Ghana’s Heads of State (Presidents) advances.
Coverghana.com.gh has chanced upon the widely circulated achievements of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah which were touted by one Francis Kennedy Ocloo in his recent post.
The achievements as unveiled is made up of a total of eighty-nine (89) different major projects including Educational Institutions, factories, Markets, Banks, govermment agencies, military, navy and other security services among many.
Find below, the list of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s achievements sighted by us.
1. University Of Cape Coast (UCC)
2. Ghana National College, Cape Coast
3. Mfantsiman Girls’ SHS
4. Winneba secondary school.
5. Apam Secondary School
6. Swedru Secondary School (SWESCO)
7. Fosu Training College
8. Ofori Panyin Secondary School
9. Techiman Secondary School
10. Dormaa Secondary School
11. Tema Secondary School
12. Oda Secondary School
13. Labone Secondary School
14. Kwadaso College of Education
15. Atebubu Training College
16. Berekum Training College
17. Enchi Training College
18. Turned University College of Gold Coast into University of Ghana (He became their first chancellor)
19. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
20. Institute of African Studies
21. Kwame Nkrumah Institute of Economics and Political Science (now south campus of UEW)
22. Ajumako School of Languages(now under UEW)
23. Kumasi Technical Institute (now a University)
24. Accra Polytechnic(now Accra Technical University).
25. Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital(previously Kumasi central hospital).
26. He made Korle Bu a teaching hospital and expanded its capacity by constructing the Medical, Maternity, Surgical and Child Health blocks.
27. He established the Ghana Medical School.
28. He made Medical care free to all citizens.
29. He established GIHOC pharmaceuticals.
30. He also built several hospitals and clinics.
31. Abosso Glass Factory
32. Zuarungu Meat Factory
33. Wenchi Tomato Factory
34. Kade Match Factory
35 Akosombo Textiles Limited
36. Kumasi Shoe Factory
37. Pwalugu Tomato Factory
38. Asutuare Sugar Factory
39. Komenda Sugar Factory
40. Kumasi Jute Factory
41. Nsawam Cannery, Brick and Tile Factory
42. Tarkwa Bonsa Tyre Factory
43. Bolgatanga Meat Processing Factory
44. Bolgatanga Rice Mill Factory
45. GIHOC Fibre Products Company
46. Ghana Black Star Line with almost 15 ships
47. Bank of Ghana (BoG)
48. Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB)
49. Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)
50. National Investment Bank (NIB)
51. State Insurance Company (SIC)
52. Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT)
53. Ghana Oil Company (GOIL)
54. Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GHAPOHA)
55. Tema Oil Refinery (TOR)
56. The National Management and Productivity Institute
57. Ghana Film Industries, Accra
58. Ghana Airways Corporation
59. Ghana National Trading Corporation
60. Cocoa Marketing Board (COCOBOD)
61. Tema Steel Works
63. State Housing and Hotel Projects
64. Labone Estate
65. Kanda Estates
66. Osu Ringway Estates
67. Airport Residential Area
68. Patasi Estate
69. Kwadaso Estate
70. Buokrom Estates
71. North and South Suntreso.
72. Tema Township(Communities)
73. Star Hotel
74. Meridian Hotel
75. Ambassador Hotel
76. Continental Hotel now Golden Tulip Accra
77. Atlantic Hotel
78. City Hotel Catering Rest Houses now Golden Tulip Kumasi
79. Peduase Lodge
80. Ghana Film Corporation
81.. Ghana News Agency
82. Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
83. Atomic Reactor Station
84. Akosombo Dam
85. Restructured the British Military base into Accra (now Kotoka) International Airport.
86. Tema Motorway
87. Tema Harbour
88. Adomi Bridge
89. State Farms and Institutes
Credit: Francis Kennedy Ocloo