Independence Day marks the end of British rule in 1957 and the establishment of a free, sovereign and independent Ghanaian nation. For this, every 6th March of the year brings ecstatic joy, happiness and pride to the good people of Ghana because the day presents opportunities to celebrate our past and present national heroes who played key roles in the struggle for independence and to consolidate our gains since independence.

This national event is celebrated across the length and breath of the country and Suame Municipal Assembly were not left out. The Municipal Assembly with the leadership of the MCE, Hon. Maxwell Ofosu Boakye in collaboration with the Municipal Education Directorate organised this year’s Independence Day celebration under the theme “Working together, bouncing back better” at Maakro M/A Primary School Park. This wonderful occasion was graced by Nananom of Suame Traditional Council, CEO’s of various Companies in the Municipality, Heads of civil society organisations, clergymen, reps from GES, reps from the Municipal Police command, reps from municipal fire command, reps from municipal immigration command, reps from municipal health directorate, headmasters and teachers of the various schools and students in general.

The 65th Independence Day celebration programme commenced with a prayer at 8:30 am after the arrival of the MCE and other dignitaries. After that, the MCE delivered a speech and a parade was organised which was led by the joint cadets of Pentecost and Akwasi Oppong   Senior High Schools. After the parade, awards were presented to all participating schools.

The colourful event ended around 1:30 pm after the presentation of awards.