Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park officially opens to public on July 11

Sika Togoh
Sika Togoh
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The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park which was recently refurbished as a result of a partnership between the Government of Ghana and the World Bank will be officially open to the general public from tomorrow, July 11,2023.

This information is contained in a media release signed by the Acting Director of the Park, Edward Quao.

The media release further elaborated that the park was temporarily closed down to get it ready for the anticipated volume of visits from the general public following the renovation of the facility to a world class standard to project the enduring legacy of the Osagyefo, Dr Kwame Nkrumah.

The closure of the facility lasted form July 7 ,2023 to July 11,2023.

“We wish all visitors a pleasant and enriching experience,” the statement added as the park reopens to the public.

Situated on the coastal outskirts of Accra, the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park sits on the former Accra Polo Grounds, where Dr Kwame Nkrumah famously proclaimed Ghana’s independence.

Initially constructed in 1990 by the late Head of State, Jerry John Rawlings, the park serves as a testament to Ghana’s rich heritage and was opened to the public in 1992.

Over the years, the park has attracted visitors from all corners of the globe, with an annual count of approximately 98,000 individuals visit to pay homage to Ghana’s first President and gain insights into his life and legacy.

The park was closed for renovations and commissioned by President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023.


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