The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has urged the general public to make use of the event of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day to rally behind the occasion to battle for the beliefs of the nation’s first President.
It mentioned the 2 main political events, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), had failed the nation and the CPP was the occasion of selection to assist flip the nation’s fortunes round to learn the bizarre Ghanaian.
Speaking at an event to have a good time Dr Nkrumah’s 113th birthday yesterday, the General Secretary of the occasion, Nana Yaa Jantuah, dispelled claims that the occasion was not united, including that
“We are not disunited, we are united with one common front to ensure that CPP takes over the administration of this nation to change the ills meted out to Ghanaians”.
The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is a statutory public vacation noticed within the nation to mark the birthday of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, who was born on September 21, 1909 at Nkroful, close to Axim within the Nzema East Municipality within the Western Region of the then Gold Coast, now Ghana.
It would have marked the 113th birthday of Dr Nkrumah if he have been alive.
The General Secretary defined that it was time to mirror on the great deeds of Dr Nkrumah and collectively construct and be taught from the legacy he left behind.
She acknowledged that the efforts Dr Nkrumah made to exert the dream of bringing independence to the nation and to make sure a united continent must be sufficient purpose for his or her founder to be remembered and celebrated yearly.
Madam Jantuah referred to as on Ghanaians, together with its members that had left the occasion, to return for the sake of the love they’d for his or her founder.
That, she mentioned, would make sure that energy was introduced again to the occasion to allow it to convey redemption to the nation backed by the beliefs of Dr Nkrumah.
A member of the opposition NDC and former deputy Chief of Staff, Alex Segbefia, mentioned Nkrumah’s quest to make sure improvement within the nation was unmatched.
The occasion, he mentioned, should resist any try to re-write the historical past of the nation and the truth that Dr Nkrumah was the founding father of the nation.
He added that it was the obligation of all to emulate the beliefs of Nkrumah and collaborate to make sure peace on the continent.
“Unity does not mean leave your party but collaboration.
“Having a common sense of purpose is key and we must all endeavour to live in that direction,” he added.
The Communications Director of the PPP, Emmanuel Felix Kofi Mantey, in his solidarity message, emphasised the necessity for Ghanaians to know the context inside which Dr Nkrumah fought for independence
According to him, the previous President fought for financial independence including: “it is time to forget whatever we believe in and think about a force that can stand against vindictiveness; let’s go back to the basis and remember where we started from and help to improve the quality of life of the ordinary Ghanaian.
The Chairman of the party, Nana Akosua Frimpomaa, charged the members to help leadership build a party that was fortified for victory in the 2024 election.
“Let’s resolve all internal wrangling and let’s use his birthday to ignite the spirit of selflessness,” she added.
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