An exhibition in Tamale to showcasing the works and achievements of Osagyefo Dr. Nkrumah has opened at tamale.
The exhibition, which forms part of the celebration of the birth of Ghana’s first president was mounted by the Ministry Of Chieftaincy and culture under the auspices of the Centre for National Cultures mainly the youth.
Some pictures exhibited include: Dr. Nkrumah inaugurated the akosombo dam in 1966, Dr Nkrumah an his first cabinet, Dr. Nkrumah and queen Elizabeth during her visit to Ghana, 1961.
The exhibition was witnessed by a number of individuals and groups including students.
Mr. Moses Bukari Mabengba, northern regional minister, in a speech read on his behalf, called on the youth to rekindle the spirit of patriotism and selflessness by emulating the nationalistic fervour of Dr. Nkrumah and his exemplary leadership to propel the ‘Better Ghana’ agenda.
He urged them to be committed to the service of the nation beyond material possessions and power gratification.
Mr. Mabengba said the African liberation struggles of Nkrumah ran through the length and breath of the continent. He laid the foundation for the infrastructural and architectural development of the country.
Dulug-lana Ebenezer Adams, who was the first northern regional minister during Nkrumah’s regime noted that the first president who took his time to understand people and share their concerns.
He commended the government for taking the initiative to celebrate the legendary leader.
Some of the students at the exhibition who attended the exhibition told Ghana news agency that if the ideals, plans and visionary ideology of Nkrumah had been followed by successive governments, the country would have been part of the first world nations.