The Cuban Vice President, López Acea, and her delegation paid tribute to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, outstanding Pan-African leader, strategist of the national independence, and the first President of the Republic of Ghana.
The Cuban Vice President placed a wreath before the statue of Dr. Nkrumah. Subsequently, he toured the Museum that perpetuates the life and work of one of the founders of the Organization for African Unity (OAU), today the African Union (AU).
The Vice President expressed her excitement at the photo taken in the historic interview at the Theresa Hotel in New York, between the then Prime Ministers, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro in 1959, and which was the starting point for the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and Ghana on 23rd December, 1959.
During the emotional visit, Vice President López Acea was accompanied by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ana Teresita González, the Ambassador of Cuba to Ghana, Pedro Luis Despaigne González, the Ambassador Sidenio Acosta, and other MINREX officials. The Ambassador of Ghana to Cuba, Mr. Napoleon Abdulai, was also present at the tribute to the founder of the Republic of Ghana.