African gov’ts must work hard to improve legacies bequeathed to them

Former President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama has said that it’s imperative that governments and the people of Africa work hard to improve legacies bequeathed to the continent.

To him, this is the time to reflect on the vision and sacrifices of the late Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his peers.

He noted that this is the time as the youngest continent, the youth is given opportunities to excel at what they do.

“As the world’s youngest continent, Africa must ensure that our young people have greater access to resources, have a stronger voice in decision making, and are not discriminated against,” he said in a statement commemorating the African Union day.

His statement read “Today is May 25, Africa Day. It is yet another opportunity for us to reflect on the vision and sacrifices of the late Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his peers.Today also reminds us of the need to work harder as a people and governments to improve on the legacy bestowed on us. As the world’s youngest continent, Africa must ensure that our young people have greater access to resources, have a stronger voice in decision making, and are not discriminated against.In a time when the global pandemic, COVID-19, has taught us many lessons, we have to let Africa lead the way through our youth. The time to act is now”.

Source: MyNewsGh.com/ 2021