Nkrumah's coup halted Ghana's development -Lady who worked with Nkrumah's wife

Nkrumah's coup halted Ghana's development -Lady who worked with Nkrumah's wife

  • The former lady-in-waiting to Fathia Nkrumah, the wife of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has asserted that his overthrow affected Ghana's development
  • According to her, Ghana would have easily been in a better place today if Nkrumah had been allowed to continue his projects
  • She also intimated that since the coup, the name of the leader, General Kotoka, never sounded well in her ears

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Madam Emma Florence Yaa Adinyira Amedahe, the former lady-in-waiting to Dr Kwame Nkrumah's wife, Fathia, has been interviewed concerning the former president's overthrow.

In the footage shared by JoyNews, the lady who is now aged mentioned that if Dr Kwame Nkrumah had not been taken off in a coup, Ghana would have been in a better state of development than it is today.

"The coup cut short so many developmental projects," she stated in the video.

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Madam Florence added that because of this, she hates to hear the name of General Kotoka, one of the men who led the movement to take down Nkrumah from his presidency.

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Speaking with indignation drawn all over her face, the old lady further described how she suffered during the coup as one of the workers at the statehouse.

"The soldiers brought me out as the only female worker among a lot of men and beat me mercilessly. They would slap me and kick me to each other like football. One of them even used a lighter to burn my skin off. I was left in excruitiating pain", she recalled.
Nkrumah's coup halted Ghana's development -Lady who worked with Nkrumah's wife
Nkrumah's coup halted Ghana's development -Lady who worked with Nkrumah's wife Credit: JoyNews
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Away from that, Ewurama Police, a popular Ghanaian police officer who is also known for her music career and many philanthropic works, has commented on the trending report of a policeman getting shot by armed robbers.

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As YEN.com.gh earlier reported, the officer, Emmanuel Osei, died when a bullion van he was guarding was attacked by armed men in the Korle-Bu area.

Speaking to YEN.com.gh, Ewurama said that since the incident happened, she has been disturbed and is yet to get her sound mind fully restored.

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