Former deputy General Secretary of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and founder of the Atta Mills Institute, Mr. Koku Anyidoho has extended his appreciation to the President, HE Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo for bringing memories of former late President Prof. John Evans Atta Mills back to life.
Commending the President, he noted that he (Akufo-Addo) has lived up to his words and for that, he (Koku) is “grateful“.
Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade Akye Abia‘ programme, and quoting what the President, then-candidate for the NPP wrote in the book of condolence opened for the late former President JEA Mills, he noted that the President has shown leadership and class.
“For me, I can only show my appreciation to the President for bringing the Asomdwe Park back to life in honour of the late President and helping restore the pride and dignity of the former President.
“I will continue to ensure that the legacy of the former President, through the Atta Mills Institute which has finally been birth, lives on for those who aspire to enter into politics to do it in a more decent way,” he added.
Government, through the Chief Executive Officer (CEO of the Coastal Development Authority (CoDA) ), Jerry Ahmed Shaib, announced President Akufo-Addo’s pledge to renovate the Asomdwe Park, the resting place of Prof. Mills, near the Independence Square at Osu, Accra, into an ultra-modern facility befitting the status of the former President.
Delivering a solidarity message on behalf of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the 8th Anniversary of former President Prof John Evans Atta Mills, he explained that the President was committed to holding on to the legacy of the former statesman.
“The President’s seriousness about the Asomdwe Park has been manifested today as I cut sod to commence the construction of an ultra-modern edifice befitting the status of the late son of the land,” he said.