We Will Defend Our Freedom With The Last Drop Of Our Blood - Prez Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah's independence declaration: 'At long last, the battle has ended! And thus, Ghana, your beloved country is free forever!', and added that "We will defend that freedom with the last drop of our blood".

President Akufo-Addo made the declaration while addressing the 62nd Independence Anniversary celebration in Tamale, the Northern regional capital, under the theme "Celebrating Peace and Unity", chosen in appreciation of the resolve of the people of Dagbon to put the bitter past behind them and live in peace.