Mahama Admonishes Akufo-Addo Government to Build a Better Ghana in Independence Day Message
- Former president John Mahama on March 6, 2023, joined many well-meaning Ghanaians to share a goodwill message to all citizens
- But Mahama spoke boldly via a post on Facebook when he admonished members of the current government and generality of Ghanaians must end greed in all sectors
- He also urged Ghanaians to appreciate that the different roles they play come together to building a better nation
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Former president John Dramani Mahama on March 6, 2023, shared a bold Independence Day message to mark the anniversary of Ghana's 66th-year freedom from British colonial rule.
In the message posted on his Facebook page, he urged Ghanaians to build a better country by ending "greed and divisiveness in all sectors".
"I also know political leadership has a greater responsibility towards making Ghana great and strong again. I, therefore, urge every Ghanaian including members of government to acknowledge our common but differentiated roles and responsibilities in order to deliver our best service to build the Ghana we want together," his message admonished.
Ghana celebrates Independence Day
President Nana Akufo-Addo, his vice Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and other members of his government are in the Volta Region capital, Ho, to mark this year's Independence Day celebrations.
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Independence Day is always a big day because it evokes the spirit of patriotism that filled thousands of Ghanaians to rise up against their colonial masters for freedom and self-governance.
The theme for the 66th Independence Day anniversary is "Our Unity, Our Strength, Our Purpose”.
Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah led a campaign by a huge number of citizens of the then-Gold Coast, to chase out their colonial masters who had been oppressing them and pillaging their natural resources.
5 things Mahama has promised Ghanaians he'll do if re-elected
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that John Mahama launched his 2024 presidential campaign on March 2, promising Ghanaians a list of things if he is returned to the Flagstaff House in 2024.
He promised for instance that he will cut down the size of his government to 60 - ministers and deputy ministers.
The former president and likely flagbearer of the NDC for the 2024 presidential election made the promises at the University of Health and Allied Science.
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