The Chairperson and leader of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Nana Akosua Frimpomaa led a delegation including Senior Comrade Ziga, Comrade Yirimambo (National Organizer), Comrade Osei Kofi (National Youth Organizer), Executives of Greater Accra and Odododiodio Constituency to commemorate the death of the African of the Millennium – Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
27th of April marks the painful death of Ghana’s First Prime Minister Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the deposed President of Ghana and the first man to lead an African colony to independence after World War II.
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was named Co-President by President Seim
Toure of Guinea Conakry while in exile and died in Bucharest at the
age of 62.
The CPP laid a Wreath at the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
to invoke the positive spirit of the founding father.
To commemorate his death, Nana Akosua Frimpomaa, Chairperson and Leader of the CPP and members of the party laid a wreath on his tomb and paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief and good people of Odododiodio ( A Parliamentary Seat Won by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in 1951)
Nana Akosua Frimpomaa thanked the people of Odododiodio for their unwavering support for Dr. Nkrumah who stood against the odds as a non-native of Accra, contested and won the seat and eventually entered Parliament: a launch-pad for Ghana’s independence.
She admonished the chiefs and people of Odododiodio to recandle their spirit as Ghana fights for Economic Independence under the new CPP agenda.
In 1951, Kwame Nkrumah’s Convention People’s Party won 34 of the 38 elected seats in the assembly, claiming all five seats and nearly 95% of the vote in urban areas. Nkrumah himself winning the Accra Central seat (Odododiodio) with 22,780 of the 23,122 votes cast. In rural areas the CPP won 29 of the 33 seats, taking around 72% of the vote.