Ghana turns 60 years today [Monday], March 6, 2017, after it attained independence on March 6, 1957 from British after 113 years a colonial rule.

The Gold Coast, as it was known pre-independence was the first Sub-Saharan African country to free itself from colonial rule led by its first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.

As part of the celebration, a match past and parade by personnel of the security agencies and school kids were held at the Black Star Square.

Similar activities were held simultaneously across all the regional and district capitals across the country.