The Speaker of the US House of Representatives has laid a wreath at the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park in Accra, dedicated to Ghana’s first President, Monday.

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Nancy Pelosi also signed the book of condolence on behalf of the government and people of the United States of America.

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

She was accompanied by Congressional delegation as she walked into the mausoleum. 


John Lewis, legendary civil rights activist and former colleague of Martin Luther King

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

The mausoleum used to house only the remains of Dr Kwame Nkrumah until 2007 when the body of his wife, Fathia Nkrumah’s was buried there.

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

After signing the book of condolence, Pelosi and her delegation visited the museum to appreciate some of the personal effects of Ghana’s First Family including some publications of Dr Nkrumah.

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

While in Ghana, Speaker Pelosi and her delegation will also pay homage at Cape Coast and Elmina Castles.

At the Cape Coast Castle, they will be at the ‘Door of No Return’ to observe the 400th Anniversary of the First Enslaved Africans Landing in America.

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

 

 

 

 

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum

Pelosi at Nkrumah mausoleum