Why is Kwame Nkrumah memorial day Celebrated?

Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Why is Kwame Nkrumah memorial day celebrated?

The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is celebrated Every 21st September in Ghana. It is a day set aside to celebrate Dr Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of the Republic of Ghana and the founder of the country. This holiday was scheduled for 21st September because it is the birth date of Kwame Nkrumah. He is recognized as founder of the country due to his hard work in fighting for and leading the country to independence from the colonial masters. He became the first prime minister and subsequently the first President to ever run the affairs of the republic of Ghana.

Why is Kwame Nkrumah memorial day celebrated?

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Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is set aside to remember the birth of the first President of Ghana and the man who led the country through to independence.

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When is Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day?

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is celebrated on 21st September of every year to rekindle in citizens our memories of the first President of Ghana.

Is Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day a holiday in Ghana?

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is a statutory holiday in Ghana. This holiday is not only commemorated but observed. This year, it falls on a Wednesday and will be a public holiday for all citizens.

Who is the founder of Ghana?

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is the founder of the country. He is recognized as founder due to his hard work in fighting for and leading the country to independence from the colonial masters.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day Celebrated?

The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is celebrated as a public holiday. On the day, videos and documentaries of the works and exploits of the first President of Ghana are aired on various television channels. Most shows are dedicated to talking about the historical events that took place during his time and he worked his way with resilience through  to independence.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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