Ghana

What Nkrumah meant when he says; “hewers of wood and drawers of water”

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

”For the mass of workers, peasants and farmers, the victims of the capitalist free-for-all, it meant a return to the position of “drawers of water and hewers of wood” to Western capitalism.”

What Nkrumah meant when he says; “hewers of wood and drawers of water”

“hewers of wood and drawers of water” definition: performers of menial tasks , laborers.

When majority of ordinary Ghanaians today are engaged in poorly-paid jobs whiles the rest are unemployed.

Read Also
When you see a woman wearing chain on her legs, this is the actual meaning

When hopelessness and misery is what majority of young people in Ghana face due to lack of decent opportunities.

That is what Nkrumah meant by Ghanaian workers returning to the position of
“hewers of wood and drawers of water” as it was during colonialism.

The events of 24th February 1966 was not simply Nkrumah or the CPP getting overthrown. It was the destiny and progress of Ghanaians born & unborn that was overthrown on that day.

Read Also
“What exactly do we want it fixed” Medikal tells Ghanaians to be specific.

This is what we all need to know as we seek to understand our struggles today.

Every young Ghanaians needs to read Osagyefo’s ‘Dark Days in Ghana’ book.

Leave a Reply