Ghana makes 126 people from the diaspora citizens as part of Year of Return celebrations

Published: 29/Nov/2019
Source: CNN

By Bukola Adebayo

Ghana made 126 foreign nationals who have lived in the country for many years it’s citizens as part of the country’s Year of Return celebrations.

Dressed in colorful traditional outfits and holding the country’s national flag on Wednesday, the group lifted their hands as they took their oath of allegiance and became the country’s citizens.

President Nana Akufo-Addo said those conferred with the citizenship join a generation of diasporans, including civil rights activist William Edward Burghardt « W.E.B. » Du Bois and American poet Maya Angelou who lived in the country.

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Themes: Naturalisation et le mariage
Regions: Ghana
Year: 2019