As part of activities to mark this year’s Founders’ Day, the Ministry of Information in a press statement cited by NewsGhana will be hosting a public lecture to commemorate the day.
The statement signed by the Deputy Minister for Information, Pius Enam Hadzide indicates that the Founders’ day 4th August, which was enacted by Parliament as a public holiday will be a day in which Ghanaians can have the chance to ponder on the sacrifices of the founding fathers of the country.
It is also a day for all Ghanaians, both home and abroad to rethink on their perception and attitude towards contributing to the development of the country and adding on to the works of the nation’s forefathers.
“The day is to celebrate the Founders of Ghana and afford Ghanaians an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices of our forbearers in the fight for independence. Activities for the day are also expected to encourage others to commit their lives to sacrifice for the nation”, the statement said.
The 4th of August has been enacted by Parliament as a public holiday in accordance with the public holidays (Amendment) Act 2019, (Act 968).
The public lecture according to the statement will be addressed by the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye and will be held under the distinguished patronage of His Royal HighneSS, King Abukari Mahama II, Overlord of Dagbon.
The lecture will be live on Television, radio and on all social media handles of the Ministry of Information.
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