Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, a USA based Brotherhood organisation in collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority has launched “Sigma Mu Sigma” Ghana Chapter in Accra to honour the legacy of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Mr Anthony Biney-Amissah, Chapter President, said with the motto “Culture for service and service for
humanity,” it would help Ghana in diverse ways including sanitation, education, community services
He said the mission of the chapter in Ghana was to win equality and offer different types of services to
the Ghanaian community.
He said “in the spirit of ‘Sankofa’ we have returned to our roots and today stand squarely for our first
President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, the leading Pan Africanist of his days.
“We are confident that with his great legacy at our backs, we would be blessed to continue his vision for
the African diaspora to work collectively for the upliftment of the whole”.
Mr Biney-Amissah said as part of the water for life initiative geared towards providing fresh and clean
water, the brotherhood had commissioned a borehole at Afrokrotia in the Eastern Region, which serves at
least 500 people, adding that the brothers were looking forward to help a vocational school in the Region.
The brothers of Sigma Mu Sigma have also paid a visit to the Cape Coast Castle, Parliament House and a
vocational school in the Eastern Region.
Madam Samia Nkrumah, Ex-Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party said, it was time for Ghanaians
to start thinking of how to meet the needs of Ghana’s children, adding that people could belong to different
party or affiliation, but needed to agree on a common goal.
“We have agreed on establishing more industries but we have to agree that Ghanaians will benefit from
them and not anyone else, therefore we want industries that are created with Ghanaians involved in sharing
revenue and benefiting from,” she said.
Ms Nkrumah who is also a former Convention People’s Party (CPP) Member of Parliament for Jomoro
Constituency, noted that it was time Ghanaians assessed the political system to make sure that democracy
was truly working for all the people and also time for Ghana to put into action the African humanist value of
The members of the new Sigma Ghana Chapter include, Anthony Biney-Amissah, Michael Darko, Wayne
A. Francis, Eric Amo, Kent Acquah- Abbie, Damien L- Duchamp, Obed Lartey, Kofi Apraku Jr., Bruce
Greenidge, Sydney Moshette, Isaac Mireku, Gregory Stephenson and Kenny Agyapong.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C, January 9, 1914 by three
young African- American male students, Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Honourable Leonard F. Morse and
Honourable Charles I. Brown to organise a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify the ideas of
Brotherhood, scholarship and service.