US speaker, Nancy Pelosi arrives Ghana to mark 400th anniversary of first enslaved Africans landing in America

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives and her delegation have arrived in Ghana to honour the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans landing in America.

Nancy Pelosi visits Ghana to mark 400th anniversary of first enslaved Africans landing in America.

Pelosi made the trip with 12 members of the Congressional Black Caucus and they were received at the Kotoka International Airport by Prof. ocquaye , Ghana’s ambassador to the US and Stephanie S. Sullivan, US ambassador to Ghana, Dr. Baffour Adjei Bawuah and some members of parliament.

She will also meet with President Nana Akufo-Addo and other top Ghana government officials.

A statement released from her office before her arrival said the delegation will pay respect at Cape Coast, Elmina Castles and the ‘Door of No Return’ to observe the 400th anniversary of the First Enslaved Africans Landing in America.

“As we face evolving global security challenges, our delegation will thank our men and women in uniform and receive briefings from U.S. military leaders at U.S. Army Africa headquarters,” Speaker Pelosi said.

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