Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

It would seem the incumbent New Patriotic Party has reverted to calling the seat of government "Jubilee House" as opposed to "Flagstaff House".

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Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

According to a report by Daily Guide, recent correspondences personally signed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo showed "Jubilee House" instead of "Flagstaff House."

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The issue of the name of the seat of government has always been a bone of contention between the erstwhile National Democratic Congress government and the NPP administration.

Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

Initially called Flagstaff House when Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah re-developed the facility in the 1960s to serve as his official residence and office, the NPP government under President John Agyekum Kufuor, rebuilt the whole place into a top-class edifice and changed the name to (Golden) Jubilee House as a monument in commemoration of Ghana’s 50th independence anniversary.

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However, immediately after the NDC won power in 2009, it reverted to ‘Flagstaff House,’ sparking a heated political debate at the time.

Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

Nana Addo and NPP successfully rename "Flagstaff House" to "Jubilee House"

The late Atta Mills did not use the Jubilee House and remained at the Osu Castle; but when President John Mahama took over after the sudden demise of the law professor, he (Mahama) moved into the edifice immediately he won the 2012 election.

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