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05.04.2012 General News

Dr Nkrumah's 'lost' son renovates family house at Nkroful

By myjoyonline
Dr Onsy Nathan Kwame Nkrumah
LISTEN APR 5, 2012
Dr Onsy Nathan Kwame Nkrumah

Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah's family house at Nkroful in the Western Region has been renovated by Dr Onsy Nathan Kwame Nkrumah, who claims to be the second son of Ghana's First President.

Mr Adwobia Kpanyinli, head of Nkrumah's family, led a delegation to express appreciation to Dr Nathan Nkrumah in Accra, and urged him to regularly visit the family to strengthen the bond between them.

The delegation presented Dr Kwame Nkrumah's famous walking stick, a set of handkerchiefs and an attire as a souvenir to Dr Nathan Nkrumah.

Dr Nathan Nkrumah, who is also Chairman of United African Organisation (UAO) told Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra that he begun visiting Ghana for the past 30 years, but had not revealed himself to any family member until he was acquainted to a friend, Reverend Joshua Edwards, who sent him to his home town to know his father's family members.

He said when he visited his father's hometown, he realised that the family house had no electricity and potable water, and took the responsibility to renovate it.

Dr Nathan Nkrumah said: “It is a great joy for me to discover my lovely family and I would have loved to live with them in Ghana”.

He was born in Egypt on March 17, 1957 and stayed with his Egyptian mother, Madam Isis Nashid.

Story by Ghana/GNA

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