Remove The Name ‘Kotoka’ From Our Airport – KSM To Authorities

Ace Ghanaian broadcaster, Kwaku Sintim-Misa affectionately called KSM has called for authorities to change the name of Ghana’s No. 1 airport.

According to KSM, even though his opinion might not sit well with a lot of people, it was a total disgrace to a democratic country like Ghana to name its International Airport after a coup leader, i.e. Lieutenant-General Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka.

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“At the risk of angering many, my wish is to see the name of Kotoka removed from the airport. It’s a disgrace to our history. Happy New Year,” he tweeted.

Lieutenant-General Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka played a key role in the first coup in the country. Together with Major Akwasi Amankwa Afrifa and some other military figures, Lieutenant-General Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka overthrew the first republic government of Ghana.

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Looking back at his role and the number of lives that were lost in 1966 when he and his accomplices carried out their mission, it is indeed a disgrace for Ghana to honor him.