DR. KWAME NKRUMAH WAS MISUNDERSTOOD – NANA MIREKU TUMI
The Western Regional Chairman for the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Nana Kwabena Mireku Tumi has disclosed that, the former and first President of Ghana Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was misunderstood in his term of ruling and was eliminated.
He made this statement with regards to a book written by Ms Mercy Gyaa-Adiyia which described his as a dictator. The book was entitled “Golden History of Ghana”, published by Golden Publication to be used by the Basic 6.
According to Nana Mireku, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah has a lot of greater future for Ghana not to collapse the country. “He saw that Ghana, then Gold Coast, was going through serious threats by our Colonial Masters.
He said, Dr. Nkrumah has laid down a good foundation for Ghana to progress through the agricultural sector.
Nana Mireku said, the former state man establishes a lot schools called Ghana Educational Trust (GET). He built schools across the country before building houses in the country to reduce the high rate of rent. “He did not misuse the state resources”, he added.
He ended by saying when Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was constructing the Tema motorway, he was being insulted by his own people and opponents because they were not seeing the vision of the man. He developed the Tema Township when people were not have a place to live after being drove away by heavy flood in the Akosombo and Akuse in the Eastern Region.