Former President John Dramani Mahama has acknowledged the contributions of senior citizens of the country and commended them for their selfless sacrifices to the development of the country.
In commemoration of the 57th Republic Day, he described the day as unique indicating that it anchors the power the citizens have in unity.
“Today is unique because it anchors the power we have as citizens and our oneness, as a nation. I acknowledge the selfless sacrifices of Ghanaians over the years and above all, I salute our senior citizens for their unparalleled contributions to our dear nation. Let’s forge ahead in unity, love for one another devoid of discrimination and ensure utmost dedication to God and Ghana”.
Ghana became a republic on July 1, 1960, three years after attaining independence.