Kwame Nkrumah’s Gifted Car to late Paramount Chief of Tumu

Dr. Nkrumah’s Gift to Late Tumu Kuoro

The Images embedded are pictures of  Kwame Nkrumah’s Gifted Car to the late Paramount (Chief) of Tumu, Kuoro Kanton Luri III.

The Late Paramount (Chief) of the Tumu Traditional Area,Kuoro Kanton Luri III was a bosom friend of the former Pan-Africanist,freedom fighter and first President of Ghana Dr Osagyfo Kawme Nkurumah.

Against this backdrop,late Kuoro Luri Kanton III was part of a few entourage invited by Dr.Nkurumah to travel to Egypt to dowry his wife(Mrs Fathia Nkurumah). Then president Dr.Kwame Nkurumah later gifted the late Tumu Kuoro Kanton Luri III ,a 1959 model Chevrolet Impala saloon car.

The skeletal remains of this car has thus being preserved by the Kanton Royal Family as a symbol of the royal house’s hospitality to strangers.

By: Ayamga Bawa Fatawu

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