PM Konongo-Odumasi, March 6, GNA- Mr. Robert Kwakye, Asante Akim Central Municipal Chief Executive, has urged Ghanains to use the independence day celebration to renew their commitment to freedom, jusitce and peaceful co-existence for national cohesion as envisaged by our forebears.

The MCE was addressing contingents of school children at the Konongo-Odumase Senior High School to commemorate Ghana's 65th Independence day celebration

The celebration which was on the theme, " Working together, Bouncing Back Better", was attended by schools within the Konongo and Odumase, Assembly members, heads of decentralised departments, security chiefs, political parties, religious leaders and chiefs

Mr. Kwakye said 6th March was a day of national pride because it was the day that urshered Ghana into independence after several years under british rule

"The day is also a remembrance day because it affords us the opportunity to remember the toil, sweat and blood shed by our forebears and the need to celebrate their heroism", he observed.

He said Ghana remained the beacon of hope to countries accross Africa and beyond, having led through early attainment of independence, saying that " It is our moral duty to continue to be a positive model in the world in all aspects of the endeavour.

The MCE furhter indicated Ghana's place in the history of Africa and the role it played in the community of nations would never have been if not for the peaceful nature of it's citizens.

He said the Government of Ghana will continue to invest heavily in the education sector becasuse education is the bedrock of development of every country.

In view of this, the Municpal assembly continues to compliment the governments effort by providing classroom infrastructure, furniture, and financial support to the educationn directorate," he noted.

He also reminded the gahtering of the need to avail themselves to the COVID-19 vaccination exercise to collectively overcome the pandemic. GNA