50yrs after his overthrow: Nkrumah’s track record against the others

Exactly 50 years ago today, Ghana’s founding President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was overthrown in a joint military and police led coup d’etat.

During his 9 year reign, his government chalked some major successes in the area of physical infrastructural development, education, transportation among others.

In the infographic below, Citi News matches some of the key achievements of his government to that of the collective achievements of his successors over the past 50  years.

nkrumah v others

By: Umaru Sanda Amadu/citifmonline.com/Ghana