Hiding place of Dr Kwame Nkrumah left to rot instead of being a tourist site

Hiding place of Dr Kwame Nkrumah left to rot instead of being a tourist site

- A 2-bedroom apartment that used to serve as a hideout for Ghana's first president has been abandoned and now overgrown with bush

- The site at Karimenga in the North East Region served as a secure haven for the president whenever he was around the area on any assignment or visit

- It was built with hard blocks and galvanized iron and it still stands firm and strong even after many years

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A hideout of Ghana's first president, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, which is located at Karimenga in the North East Region of Ghana has been left defunct and dilapidated.

In a news report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Mynewsgh.com, although it was abandoned for so many years, the building appears to be strong as it was built with hard blocks and galvanized iron of good quality.

This alone suggests that the site could have been a highly valid tourist site which could generate an unimaginable amount of revenue from both local and international people on trips.

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Hiding place of Dr Kwame Nkrumah left to rot instead of being a tourist site

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

The two-bedroom apartment was reportedly built with hard blocks and galvanized iron so many years ago, which is why it still stands firm with scruffy walls, worn-out ceilings and broken water closets.

Dr Kwame Nkrumah used the building anytime he visited the Upper East Region of Ghana for a number of reasons, particularly for its special security features.

The wise president ensured that there was an emergency exit behind his room where he could bolt in case some people came for his life.

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Since the passing of the Nkrumah, the building has been left unattended to although reports suggest that there have been several visits to it by different individuals from the Ministry of Tourism.

Meanwhile, a plant looking like an apple tree was reportedly planted just five years ago at Wiamoase in the Ashanti Region has produced fruits bountifully as a recent trending video has shown.

The video was sighted by YEN.com.gh on Twitter as a gentleman who was clearly stunned by the discovery spoke at length about the tree and urged various stakeholders to come and have a look.

News about the tree has been interesting to most people due to the fact that real apple tree is known and believed to only do well in parts of the world with cold temperatures and high humidity.

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