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FARMERS DAY REMAINS A LASTING HERITAGE OF RAWLINGS

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National Farmers Day is celebrated on the first Friday of the month of December each year, this is to recognize the benefaction of farmers and fishers in the country.

Former Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Koku Anyidoho has expressed that the Farmers Day celebration is one of the biggest heritage of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings.

The holiday was set to pay respect to the importance of the farming and fishing industry in the socio-economic growth of our country.

As part of the celebrations today Friday December 3, Mr Anyidoho tweeted, “Papa J is gone: Farmers Day remains. Jerry John Rawlings instituted Farmers Day in 1985, and it remains one of his lasting legacies. Ayekooo to all our farmers and fishermen for keeping bodies and the soul of the nation alive. Long live Ghana.”

 |3news.com| 

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