Vice President, Inonge Wina, is tomorrow, Sunday, March 5, expected in Accra, Ghana, for the West African country’s 60th Independence celebrations.
Mrs Wina, is expected to be driven to Alisa Hotel soon upon arrival at Kotoka International Airport at 14:00 hours local time.
According to a tentative programme released from Zambia’s High Commission to Ghana, the independence celebrations are expected to commence at 08:00 hours on Monday, March 6.
ZANIS Staffer Emmanuel Banda reports from Accra that, Mrs Wina, who will represent Zambia, will be among several foreign dignitaries invited to attend Ghana’s 60thIndependence anniversary.
Expected to accompany the Vice President will be her Permanent Secretary for Administration, Stephen Mwansa, among other senior government officials.
This is the first independence celebration to be held under the new Ghanaian government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) under President Nana Akufo-Ado, who was elected on December 7, last year.
After the independence celebrations, Mrs Wina is expected to attend a dinner to be hosted in her honour by the office of the High Commission here in Ghana.
The 60th Independence celebrations will take place at Black Square where the 72 year-old President Ado was inaugurated and sworn in on January 7, this year, and attended by President Edgar Lungu among other foreign dignitaries.
And a check by ZANIS at Black Square found workers busy preparing the venue for the ceremony which is expected to be colourful.