The President of Guyana, H.E David Arthur Granger, stated that his country was pleased to honour President Akufo-Addo “for his dedication and commitment to the Commonwealth, the AU, ECOWAS, and for his unflinching support for the rights of developing states.” President Granger stated that President Akuffo Addo is recognised for his invaluable exertions in promoting economic security and stability on the continent, his steadfast dedication to regionalism, and tireless efforts to promote the interests of developing states.”
President Akuffo Addo also said this in the year of return or Diaspora programme;
” To those of you who would want to come and stay, we say you are most welcome. Africa is your home, and Ghana would be happy to serve as a bridge between the Diaspora and the African continent”
We are remembering the anniversary to underline our determination that never again, will Africa allow herself and her people to be subjected to such obscene, degrading and dehumanizing catastrophe”
President Akufo-Addo told the House that the Year of Return is being used as a bridge to build stronger ties between Ghana, those on the Continent, and the African Diaspora.