Documentary On Ghana’s Political History Stirs Controversy Over Nkrumah, Danquah Roles

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Danquah, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Paa Grant, Otumfuo Sir Agyeman Prempeh and J.J. Rawlings, had their roles dissected by legal luminaries and historians, including Prof. Emeritus S.O. Gyandoh, Prof. S.K. Date-Bah, Prof. Garth Austin of the University of Cambridge in the UK and a daughter of Paa Grant, Madam Sarah Grant.Founders' Day vs Founder's DayEarlier, Prof. Oquaye had stated that although he had a lot of respect for Nkrumah and would want a day set aside to celebrate him, it was wrong for the country's independence to be credited to him.

It was also about a battle of the intellect, industry and skills," he said.He said when the history of the country was told that intellectual minds had a role in the struggle, Ghanaian children would be inspired to take their education seriously.The former Political Science lecturer said he hoped for the a day the nation would celebrate Founders' Day in appreciation of the numerous leaders who put their shoulders to the wheel even before Nkrumah arrived on the scene.

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