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01.01.2020 General News

Akufo-Addo throws party for Lupita Nyong'o, Davido and other returnees

By MyJoyOnline
The President and the first lady with some people at the event
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The President and the first lady with some people at the event

Before the end of 2019, President Akufo-Addo hosted some of the famous personalities that were still town at his Nima residence for a private party.

The party which came off on Monday was graced by Nigerian singer, Davido who kept the party alive with his hit songs.

The ‘Year of Return’ policy was introduced by government to encourage people from the diaspora to visit the country and connect with their origin.

Celebrities like Black Panther star Lupita Nyong’o were all present at the event.

In a photo with award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o, Beyonce’s mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson were captured smiling cheerfully.

American Businesswoman, Bazoma Saint John who was also present shared a photo with a captioned which reveals she was on her third trip to the country.

" When I introduce @nimotalaiganiyu as “my assistant”, people usually think I said “my sister”... and now we’re twinning on our 3rd trip to Ghana this year, celebrating at The President & First Lady’s cocktail party. "

During his performance, Davido shared his moment with the President and his wife who hosted the event at their home at Nima in Accra.

A post shared by Davido Adeleke (@davidoofficial) on Dec 30, 2019 at 3:31pm PST

Earlier that day, President Nana Akufo-Addo touted the progress of the Year of Return, describing activities generated by the campaign in Ghana as a “welcomed shock”.

In October this year, the President launched the “Year of Return” to make Ghana the focus for millions of African descendants reacting to their marginalization by tracing their ancestry and their identity.

So far, the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) revealed they spent GHC6m on the policy’s campaign .

Meanwhile, Nana Addo has launched an extension of the “Year of Return” which he calls “Beyond the Return The Diaspora Dividend”

Story by Myjoyonline | Seraphine Akua Dogbey | [email protected]

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