The Ministry of Interior has declared Friday, September 21 a public holiday to mark this year’s Founder’s Day.
Founder’s day is a day statutorily set aside to observe the birthday of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Founder’s day was instituted as an annual public holiday in 2013 to commemorate the birthday of Ghana’s first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first prime minister and president of Ghana, was born on September 21, 1909 – April 27, 1972.
He was a visionary leader who led Ghana to independence from Britain in 1957.