President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to defend the country’s freedom and peace with their ‘’last drop of blood’’.
He made the declaration during the 62nd Independence Anniversary celebration in Tamale on March 6, 2019.
“At long last, the battle has ended! And thus, Ghana, your beloved country is free forever! We will defend that freedom with the last drop of our blood,” President Akufo-Addo reiterated Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah's independence declaration.
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Addressing the gathering, Nana Addo also congratulated the people of Tamale in the Northern Region again for the peace at Dagbon at last.
"I extend hearty congratulations to all Ghanaians to the vibrant and dynamic city of Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region. This is the day we justifiably celebrate the collective energies and sacrifices of our forebears that led to that joyous night when our historic first leader, Kwame Nkrumah uttered the immemorial words, Ghana, your beloved country is free for ever. We will defend that freedom with the last drop of our blood as we remain dedicated to its preservation.”
Watch President Akufo-Addo’s full address to Ghanaians on Independence Day.
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