Kwame Nkrumah was the first Prime Minister and first President of Ghana. Nkrumah had run governments under the supervision of the British government through Charles Arden-Clarke, the Governor-General. His first government under colonial rule started from 21 March 1952 until independence.
Who was the first leader of Ghana?
Kwame Nkrumah, standing on stool, being sworn in by Arku Korsah, as the first president of the Republic of Ghana in Accra. 1960.
What was Ghana’s original name?
Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana gained independence from Britain in 1957, becoming the first sub-Saharan nation to break free from colonial rule.
Who was the first president of the Second Republic of Ghana?
List of presidents of Ghana (1960–present)
|No.||Name (Birth–Death)||Political party|
|1||Kwame Nkrumah (1909–1972)||Convention People’s Party|
|Presidents as Head of State (Second Republic: 1966–1972)|
|1||Joseph Ankrah (1915–1992) Chairman of the NLC||Military|