President Mills said the leaders agreed to observe the 100th birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's First President. In response to a question on the resignation of Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, former Minister of Youth and Sports, President Mills said it was an unfortunate development, and the former Minister stated in his letter of resignation, "that there has been an error in judgment on his case".
However, President Mills commended Alhaji Muntaka saying "I think this is commendable, after some self examination, he should be able to realize his political ambitions. On the visit of US President Barack Hussein Obama to Ghana on Friday, President Mills said it was obvious the choice of Ghana was as a result of appreciation of Ghana's level of democracy. He said the visit would strengthen the relations between the two countries.
Source: GNA (Ghana News Agency)