Tuesday, August 18, 2009

By: Jamila Akweley Okertchiri &Bismarck Nii Ogbamey Tetteh

THE SOCAILIST forum led by Kwasi Pratt donated an amount of GHC 500 to the Kwame Nkrumah Centenary committee towards its celebration.

Mr. Kwasi Pratt a member of the committee and chairman of the Socialist forum urged Ghanaians to see the celebration as a worldwide celebration and not for government only.

He also added that ‘Life Style’ magazine in America has described Dr. Kwame Nkrumah as one of the most important people in the world over the last 1000 years. Stating that “placing Nkrumah where he belongs is as important as providing portable water for people”. Based on this premises, he presented a cheque amount of GHC500 to the committee.

He concluded by urging all political parties, social groups and organisation to make significant donations towards the centenary celebration.

The chairman of the committee, Prof. Akilakpa sawyer was very thankful for the donation. “You have not only made a financial contribution but a vote for this celebration.” he stressed.

He concluded by saying that, the government will do a lot towards the celebration but the occasion calls for everyone’s ideas, commitment, and support calling upon other organisations to donate money towards the celebration.


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