- Prime Minister of Barbados has joined the train of people visiting Ghana to mark the 'Year of Return'
- A Chief Editor at Dailies, UN, Ben Dostei Malor, posted an account of the event on Facebook
- The Prime Minister appears to have been impressed by what he witnessed
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The Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon Mia Amor Mottley, recently visited the Cape Coast Castle to mark the popular 'Year of Return' instituted by Ghana and made a great declaration whilst there.
A report of the account was cited by YEN.com.gh on a social media account of the Chief Editor - Dailies, UN News at United Nations.
It indicated that Hon Mia Amor Mottley proudly announced her adventure saying "We have returned!"
She continued to say on behalf of all Black people that actually, they all have just one home.
Perhaps, the most prominent of her sayings was when she said, speaking to what she mentions was 'brothers and sisters' that "we shall build our Atlantic Bridge with you"
The full words as quoted by Ben Dostei Malor of the United Nations were "... I declare that WE HAVE RETURNED! We have one home! And we shall build our Atlantic Bridge with you ...."
See the post and related pictures below:
It would be recalled that YEN.com.gh earlier reported that African-Americans have been returning to Ghana to mark the 'Year of Return' as 30 new pairs of feet have arrived in the country.
According to a news report cited by YEN.com.gh on UTV, the group included many prominent business owners and top professionals. Notable among them was the son of the popular Marcus Garvey who is originally from the Caribbean.
In other stories, of a story about Olivia Agbenyeke, a young resilient high school graduate, who just six years ago, was stuck in one of Ghana’s worst slums, Agbogbloshie, serving as a bartender in her father's drinking joint despite attaining remarkable scores in Science.
Olivia Agbenyeke obtained 7As and one B2 after completing Keta Senior High Technical School as a Science student but had been faced with financial hurdles.
The young graduate’s parents and family simply did not have the means to help their bright daughter to move progress the education ladder.
On November 15, 2019, she graduated as a medical student.
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