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Rawlings Commemorates 2018 June 4 at Madina

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Former President Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings will be delivering the keynote address at a durbar of cadres and activists to mark the 39th anniversary of the June 4 uprising.

The Founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Leader of the June 4 Uprising will on Monday be joined by other speakers including NDC party chairman, Kofi Portuphy, Dan Abodakpi, Fritz Baffour, Samuel Nuamah Donkor, Ebi Bright and Lawrence Lamptey at the Madina Social Welfare School Park in the Greater Accra Region.

This was contained in a release dated June 1, 2018 and signed by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, Director of Communications at the office of Mr. Rawlings.

Activities including a lecture at the National theatre held on Thursday, May 31 was to herald this year’s celebration which is under the theme, “Re-organising towards the Core Values”.

The release added, “Monday’s durbar is open to all sympathisers of the June 4 Uprising, the 31st December Revolution and members of the public.”

June fourth was the day junior officers and men of the Ghana Armed Forces led by Flt Lt Rawlings showed their revolution and rejection of the corruption and other negative practices that had engulfed the country at all levels leading to an almost breakdown of the economy.

Rawlings however handed over power to an elected government, three months of leading the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC).

By: Ewoenam Kpodo/voltaonlinegh.com

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