Prez Akufo-Addo is the new Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana - Robert Mugabe

The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has heaped praises and touted President Akufo-Addo as the new Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana. 

Speaking to a group of journalists at the Tang Palace in Accra, President Mugabe said that he was highly impressed and inspired by the powerful speech President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo delivered on Monday at the Independence Square during the Ghana@60 anniversary celebrations.

The 93-year-old President who was recently in Singapore for a medical review believes the speech delivered by President Akufo-Addo is the kind of speech that would always re-ignite the African spirit and better place the image of Africa on the world map.

He also added that Ghanaians have found the right leader in Prez Akufo-Addo based on the inspiring speech he delivered on Monday.

President Mugabe who said he was in Ghana a year after independence in 1958 added that he learnt a lot from Ghana and Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah during the revolutionary days.

The 93-year-old president of Zimbabwe who was in the country for Ghana's 60th Independence Day anniversary celebrations left on Tuesday morning.

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