role in spearheading the cause of the continent. The former Ghanaian President, he said, would forever be remembered for his dedicated and selfless life. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the country was happy to have had the visiting President as the Guest of Honour for its Independence Anniversary. ‘Ghana is proud of the strong ties of friendship between the two countries,’ he said, adding that it was his hope that the two countries would work together to build a prosperous future. ‘Our Unity, Our Strength, Our purpose’, was the theme for the Independence Anniversary Celebration, which also had in attendance the Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Togbe Tepre Hodo IV, President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, and other prominent dignitaries. One significant feature about Ghana’s independence is the country’s firm grip on democratic rule, especially in the last 30 years, which has brought in its wake political stability. Over the past three decades, it has experienced one of the world’s most successful transitions to multiparty democracy, and it is one of the few emerging democracies that has taken root.
Source: Ghana News Agency