In Ghana today, there is discussion about execution of the president particularly because of rising costs of fuel and other monetary difficulties in the nation however precisely a year prior today, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was positioned in front of previous president John Dramani Mahama.
As per a Ghanaian trooper who battled in the Second World War, WO1 joseph Ashitey Hammond, having seen the exhibitions of every one of Ghana’s leaders since freedom, he sees Akufo-Addo’s result as an admirable one.
“Nkrumah assembled a great deal of production lines but since these individuals didn’t proceed with what Nkrumah did to that end we are currently where we are. The nation returned. Assuming they had proceeded with what Nkrumah did Ghana would have been heaven at this point. President Akufo-Addo is the one putting forth attempts now,” he said.
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WO1 Joseph Ashitey Hammond, a Ghanaian officer who battled in the Second World War, has said he has seen the presentation of the multitude of presidents that have come after Ghana’s freedom and can accordingly state on power that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is the second-best president ever throughout the entire existence of Ghana.
In his view, the first is Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
WO1 Ashitey Hammond who is additionally the main enduring 210 troopers who went requesting for what is expected them as far as their benefits and what were guaranteed them for battling in the second universal conflict, told TV3’s Johnnie Hughes in a restrictive meeting on Wednesday, March 16 that Dr Kwame Nkrumah constructed a few production lines and began industrializing the country before his defeat.
Be that as it may, he said, every one of his undertakings were suspended by progressive state run administrations.
Assuming these undertakings had been maintained, he expressed, Ghana would have transformed into heaven right now.
He made sense of that President Akufo-Addo is the main president after Nkrumah who has exhibited sufficient responsibility towards industrializing the nearby economy.
WO1 Ashietey Hammond, 96 years, put Professor John Evans Atta Mills as the third best president, followed by John Dramani Mahama in the fourth position.
“I have seen every one of the presidents that have come,” he said.
At the point when Johnnie Hughes requested him which from them will be his main as far as execution, he replied “Number one is Kwame Nkrumah, number two is Akufo-Addo. I should be honest with you.
“Nkrumah fabricated a ton of manufacturing plants but since these individuals didn’t proceed with what Nkrumah did for that reason we are presently where we are. The nation returned. On the off chance that they had proceeded with what Nkrumah did Ghana would have been heaven at this point. President Akufo-Addo is the one putting forth attempts now.”
He added “Teacher Mills is the third. All things considered Nkrumah did a ton however the following individual who additionally did development is Mahama.
“Rawlings was a bind, I am likewise a fighter and he is my man yet actually there were a great deal of bloodsheds when he was attempting to settle everything except there were killings.
“When something occurs and you are the head thus you are the one individuals will fault. As a trooper, I knew a great deal of things that occurred however I won’t say them.”