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Ghana’s 63rd Independence Day parade which is scheduled to be held in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital on 6 March will have Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency Keith Christopher Rowley as the special guest of honour, while the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, President Nana Akufo-Addo and other dignitaries will also grace the occasion.
The Planing Committee of the Independence Anniversary chaired by Mr. Mr. Lord Komey revealed to the Journalists in Kumasi.
This will be the second time the event will be held outside Accra after it was held in the Northern Region in 2019.
Mr. Kommey indicated that the President has directed them to rotate the anniversary across the regional capitals of the 16 regions, and that the Ashanti Region for the first time in 63 years going to experience one.
He said, the theme: ‘Consolidating Our Gains’ is choice for purpose “since there are a lot gains have been chalked under the 4th Republic especial our president to celebrate” he added
The Chairman stressed that all the activities done mostly in Accra will be happening in Kumasi.
He is yet to confirm whether the Bukom Boxing Arena will be moved to Kumasi for the boxing challenge.
The committee also used the opportunity to unveil the year’s anniversary logo to be used for the activities undertaken by the stakeholders.
He called in the media to help make this years a success.