Kwame Nkrumah was born on September 21, 1909. He graduated Government Training College at Achimota School in Accra and became a teacher. Soon after he traveled to England and the USA. He returned to the Gold Coast (then-Ghana) in 1947 to serve as the General Secretary to the United Gold Coast Convention. In 1951 he became the first Prime Minister of the Gold Coast and led the state towards independence from Great Britain in 1957. He became the first Prime Minister of independent Ghana and soon its first President in 1960.
The major celebration of Founder's Day takes place in Accra. President and Prime Minister lay wreathes at the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park to commemorate the founder of country. The ceremony is attended by Nkrumah's family.Remind me with Google Calendar
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