Founder's Day (Ghana)

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Founder's Day
Official nameNational Founder's Day
Observed byGhana
SignificanceHonour founding fathers of Ghana
DateSeptember 21
Next time21 September 2019 (2019-09-21)

Founder's Day is national public holiday observed in Ghana to mark the birthday of Ghana's first president, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah the founding father of Ghana. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is set to propose legislation to Parliament to designate 4th August as FOUNDERS DAY, and 21st September as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial day, both of which will be observed as public holidays. [1] [2]


  1. ^ "Akufo-Addo renaming of Founder's Day will be short-lived – CPP". Ghanaweb. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Founders' day to be placed on Ghana's Holiday Calendar". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 22 September 2013.