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‘I doff my hat to Prez Akufo-Addo; Cyrus The Great’ – Koku Anyidoho



Koku Anyidoho

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Atta-Mills Institute, Mr Samuel Koku Anyidoho has commended the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for honouring his predecessors, Jerry John Rawings and John Evans Fiifi Atta-Mills, all of blessed memory.

Mr Koku Anyidoho in a tweet on Thursday, January 28, said the President was carving a solid image of himself as leader who honours his late processors adding “I doff my hat to Prez Akufo-Addo”.

He explained the re-naming of the University of Development Studies(UDS) after the late former President, J. J Rawlings and the re-development of the Asomdwee Park, where the late President Atta-Mills was laid as Akufo-Addo’s way of honoring the two departed Ghana’s heads of state.

The former aid to the late President, FiiFi Atta-Mills also described the President as Cyrus the great for the gesture in honour of the two distinguish leaders.

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“President Akufo-Addo is cutting a solid image for himself as a Leader who is honoring his late predecessors: UDS is being re-named after Prez Rawlings, & the Asomdwee Park is being built in memory of the late Prez Atta-Mills. I doff my hat to Prez Akufo-Addo; Cyrus The Great,” his tweet said.

UDS to be re-named after J.J Rawlings

Mr Anyidoho’s comments comes a day after the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced the re-naming of the University of Development Studies(UDS) as Jerry John Rawlings University of Development Studies.

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The President made the announcement at a state burial ceremony held on Wednesday, January 27, in honour of the late former President who was instrumental in the establishment of the university located at Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana, with other satellite campuses dotted across some part of the country.

Mr Rawlings was reported to have sponsored the establishment of UDS with a whooping $50,000 prize money won from the World Food Prize as seed capital.


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