37th anniversary of the June 4 uprising

37th anniversary of the June 4 uprising

Former President Jerry John Rawlings marked the 37th anniversary of the June 4 uprising. 

37th anniversary of the June 4 uprising

President Rawlings and other dignitaries

The memorial ceremony led by the former president was held at the Revolution Square, the June 4 memorial grounds.

The theme for this year’s memorial ceremony was “Revolution, The Hard Road to Democracy”.

37th anniversary of the June 4 uprising

The wreath bearers marching to the parade grounds

The ceremony saw wreaths laid and a perpetual flame lit in memory of the fallen soldiers of the uprising.

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Leading members and cadres of the uprising as well as sympathizers of the uprising were present.

37th anniversary of the June 4 uprising

President Rawlings welcomes Nii Dodoo Nsaki

The June 4 uprising was a violent revolution in 1979 sparked by the military government’s decision to put then flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings on public trial for attempting a coup.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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