The celebration mentioned 1st July as a getaway is sizeable to Ghanaians and strategies on restoring it if John Mahama wins the next election.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at the get started of this 12 months, scrapped the 1st July general public holiday to a commemorative working day.
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In a assertion signed by the Deputy Communications of the NDC, Kakra Essamuah, he reported: “The NDC would want to assure all Ghanaians living everywhere that on its assumption of workplace in January 2021, Republic Working day will be accorded complete recognition as one particular of the extra important nationwide times in our history”.
Browse THE NDC’s Comprehensive Assertion Under
On the celebration of the 59th anniversary of the attainment of Republican status of Ghana, the Nationwide Democratic Congress needs to salute each individual Ghanaian residing everywhere you go. When, by way of the instrumentality of our initial President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, this feat was reached on 1st July, 1960, it cemented the heroic efforts of the men and women of Ghana to achieve full nationhood and from which Ghana emphasised her predominant job in the struggle to liberate the black race from the shackles of oppression and suppression.
Sadly now, the federal government of President Nana Addo-Danquah Akufo-Addo has considered it healthy to degrade the relevance of this great day from a whole general public vacation meant to celebrate the efforts of our forebears in our collective battle to affirm the gains of equality, liberty, liberty and justice, to a mere commemorative day in buy to rob our gallant forbears the historic credit and recognition that they so richly are entitled to.
The Nationwide Democratic Congress has had event to criticize President Akufo-Addo’s tries to rewrite the background of Ghana, downplaying the role of legitimate patriots and putting his family members and clan higher than all else. The NDC would want to assure all Ghanaians dwelling almost everywhere that upon its assumption of business office in January 2021, Republic Working day will be accorded entire recognition as a single of the far more significant countrywide times in our record. Extended are living Ghana. Very long are living the battle in opposition to historic revisionists.