Candidate for Commonwealth- Kamina Johnson extends wishes on African Day
Candidate for Commonwealth- Kamina Johnson extends wishes on African Day

Jamaica: Senator and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Candidate for Commonwealth Secretary-General- Kamina Johnson Smith, has extended her wish to African Day on May 25, 2022 (Wednesday).

Kamina Johnson wished Jamaican brothers and sisters residing across the continent.

“Happy Africa Day 2022 to all Jamaica’s brothers and sisters across the continent and in particular our 19 brother and sister countries in the Commonwealth,” Kamina Johnson took social media and stated.

She further expressed support for the goal of food security, which can be achieved together.

“We not only salute our heritage, but we support the goal of food security which we must all work together to achieve!” she stated.

Africa Day, which is formerly known as African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day, is celebrated on May 25 annually to commemorate the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on May 25 1963.

It is celebrated in several African continent countries, as well as around the world.

The organisation was transformed into the African Union on July 9, 2002 in Durban, South Africa, but the holiday continues to be celebrated on May 25.