Flagstaff House renamed Golden Jubilee House?

Flagstaff House renamed Golden Jubilee House?

The presidential palace, which was named the Flagstaff House is said to have been re-named the Golden Jubilee House ahead of Nana Akufo-Addo's inauguration on January 7, according to some speculative reports.

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The current seat of government was re-built during President John Agyekum Kufuor's tenure in 2008 and was then named as the Golden Jubilee House.

Flagstaff House renamed Golden Jubilee House

Flagstaff House

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However, after the late President Mill's administration took over governance of the country in 2009, he moved the President's office back to the Osu Castle, and changed the sign of the building to its original name, stating that the previous government did not adhere to the requirement by law to use a legislative instrument to change the name of the residence.

A top official of the incoming NPP government while speaking with Starr FM, said that, "“Yes, we are going to use the name Golden Jubilee House to refer to the presidential palace instead of Flagstaff House. That’s how Nana Addo has referred to it throughout his campaign."

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The Flagstaff House was built on the same site of a building that constructed to serve as the British Gold Coast government's administrative offices.

The current mansion was funded by the Indian government and cost between $30 million to $50 million. It is also ranked as the Word's 10th most beautiful presidential palace.

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Flagstaff House renamed Golden Jubilee House

Source: Yen.com.gh

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