Ghana to mark 62nd Indep. Day Anniversary today

Ghana will mark its 62nd Independence Day anniversary today after attaining freedom from colonial rule on March 6,1957 under its first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.

Today’s celebration will take place at Tamale, the capital of the Northern region.

President Akufo-Addo will inspect the guard of honour and take the national salute from the various security forces and groups that will be in attendance at the 20,000 seater-capacity Aliu Mahama Sports Staduim.

Special Guest of Honour, President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou is expected to arrive in the country this morning.

This will be the first time the national event will take place outside Accra, the national capital and making Tamale, the first regional capital aside Accra to host it  to mark the country’s independence from British rule on March 6,1957.

The theme for this year’s independence anniversary celebration is ” Celebrating Peace and Unity”.

Source: Ghana/