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Beyond Fear and Power: Osahene Boakye Djan – Pioneer Journey from the Village to the City and Back

On 2nd June, 1979, the military high command of the Ghana Armed Forces picked up intelligence of an impending coup against their regime from the 5 Battalion, the only fighting unit in Accra at the time.

General Odartey Wellington, the then Army Commander, informed his lower commanders to take steps to order Captain Boakye Djan, the D Company Commander of the 5 Battalion of Infantry to stop it.

On 4th June, 1979, Captain Boakye Djan emerged to become the substantive head of government and official spokesperson of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council of Ghana.

This is the story of one of Africa’s great military masterminds and why he has survived it all.

Weight 0.55 kg
Published Year

2022

Page Count

307

ISBN

978 9988 32465 0

Format

Paperback

Author

Korletey Jorbua Obuadey

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