Rawlings and Koku Anyidoho commemorate Atta Mills at Asomdwee Park

Rawlings and Koku Anyidoho commemorate Atta Mills at Asomdwee Park

- Members and sympathisers of the NDC lay wreaths in memory of former president, Atta Mills

- Prof John Evans Atta Mills died on July 24, 2012

- He died after a short illness while in office as President with John Mahama as Vice-President

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Today, July 24, 2020, is exactly eight years since Ghana’s former president, John Evans Atta Mills, passed.

His political party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and some close family and friends have been paying tribute and remembering him.

The founder of NDC, Jerry John Rawlings, also visited Asomdwee Park near Osu Castle in Accra to lay a wreath to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the death of the former president.

Rawlings, Koku Anyidoho commemorate Atta Mills at Asomdwee Park

Rawlings and Koku Anyidoho commemorate Atta Mills Source: Jerry John Rawlings/Twitter
Source: Twitter

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Rawlings, in a post on Twitter, also eulogised the late Atta Mills saying he was an outstanding personality.

Rawlings said, "had differences and misgivings over his Presidency on matters related to serious cases of corruption and killings in the administration before his demise" and he "prays his soul rests in peace."

Another person who paid homage to Atta Mills was a spokesperson to the former president, Koku Anyidoho.

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Anyidoho held a personal remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony for his late boss.

He also used the opportunity to cut the sod for the refurbishment of the Atta Mills Institute.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that tributes have been pouring in for the late CEO of the Forestry Commission lawyer, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, as his family marked a one-week commiseration on Wednesday, July 22.

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, led a delegation of the ruling New Patriotic Party to the Ashanti Region town of Sakora Wonoo to condole with the grieving family amid strict COVID-19 hygiene and safety protocols.

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