GHS30 million refurbished Nkrumah Memorial Park to attract a million tourists – Akufo-Addo

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GHS30 million refurbished Nkrumah Memorial Park to attract a million tourists – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned the redeveloped Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

The project, which cost approximately $3.5 million (GHS 30 million), aims to honor the legacy of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah.

During the unveiling, President Akufo-Addo emphasized the significance of the project and the legacy of Ghana’s first President saying: “It is gratifying to note that it has not only been renovated but it has been completely modernizing to befit the status of the final resting place of the man who led us to independence in 1957 and became Ghana’s first president, the celebrated Kwame Nkrumah.”

Redevelopment of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park which costs about 3.5 million U.S Dollars includes:

  • Receptive Facility: This facility now houses a presidential library, providing visitors with access to an extensive collection of historical materials and documents related to Dr Nkrumah’s life and legacy.
  • A gift shop: Where visitors can find unique memorabilia
  • A restaurant: Offering diverse culinary experience.
  • Toilet facilities: To ensure convenience and comfort of visitors.
  • Upgraded Car Park: To cater to the increasing number of visitors a car park the car park has been improved with increased capacity, allowing for smoother and more organized parking arrangements.
  • Upgraded Road and Drainage Network: The redevelopment also focused on improving the surrounding infrastructure. The road within the Park has been upgraded to provide a smoother and safer journey for visitors.
  • New and efficient drainage network: To mitigate any potential issues during the rainy season.
  • Audio-Visual Fountain: One of the highlights of the redevelopment is the transformation of the existing fountain into an audio-visual spectacle. The upgraded fountain now incorporates captivating visuals and synchronized music, creating a mesmerizing experience for all who visit.
  • Museum Expansion: The museum at the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park has undergone a significant expansion. With increased gallery space and state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities, the museum offers an immersive and educational.
  • Other additional features include digitalized ticketing system.