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March 21, 1952: The day Kwame Nkrumah become first Prime Minister of Gold Coast

Today ever, on 21 March 1952, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah turned into the principal head administrator of the Gold Coast (Now Ghana).summoned by Sir Charles Arden-Clarke, the Governor, and requested to frame an administration on 13 February after his gathering, the Convention People's Party (CPP), won the 1951 decisions.

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The new Legislative Assembly met on 20 February 1951, with Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah as Leader of Government Business, and E.C. Quist as President of the Assembly.A year later, the constitution was revised to accommodate a Prime Minister on 10 March 1952.

On March 21st 1952, Kwame Nkrumah was chosen by secret polling form to the Legislative Council subsequent to winning by 45 votes to 31 with 8 absentions.

Nkrumah mentioned for autonomy inside the Commonwealth. He went to Parliament to lay before it his Motion of Destiny.At the time, his difficulties included holding together the irritable and unintelligible 4 domains which were compared in nearness and propinquity, to be specific the Gold Coast Colony, Ashanti Colony, Trans-Volta Togoland and the Northern Territories.

It would be five additional prior years full autonomy was acknowledged, and the Gold Coast turned into oneself represented country of Ghana.At 12 early afternoon on 6 March 1957, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah pronounced Ghana autonomous.

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