- Akufo-Addo has paid a visit to former president Jerry John Rawlings, to commiserate with him on the death of his mother
- He went in the company of some dignitaries including the chief of staff, Madam Frema Opare
- Ghanaians have shared their comments on the on the visit by the president
Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in
Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about Ghana
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has finally paid a visit to the first president of the fourth republic, Jerry John Rawlings, to commiserate with him on the death of his mother.
He visited the family of the late Madam Victoria Agbotui in the company of some dignitaries including the chief of staff, Madam Frema Opare.
In a Facebook post sighted by YEN.com.gh, he wrote, The loss of a mother is always a special moment in the life of any person, as I can testify myself. I wish Madam Victoria Agbotui the very best of peace in the bosom of the Almighty until the Last Day of the Resurrection when we shall all meet again.
He shared some photos from his visit to the Rawlings family.
President Akufo-Addo interacting with Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings.
Group photograph of Akufo-Addo and the family of Rawlings.
Chief of staff, Frema Osei Opare standing by Akufo-Addo while he was signing the book of condolence.
President Akufo-Addo giving a speech during his visit.
President Akufo-Addo signing the book of condolence.
The book of condolence signed by Akufo-Addo.
As usual, Ghanaians have shared their comments on the on the visit by the president.
Derrick Evans said the president is a great leader.
Great leader with Great Vision. Mr President you have done well for Ghana. God Bless you for making time out to meet former Ex President to console his mums departure.
Nana Osei-legend said the president is a true statesman.
God bless the dead plus our President is a true stateman.
Ebenezer Nii Ayitey Bibioo asked if the president came with is own special chair.
Mr.President, I hope you want there with your special chair?
Abdulrahman Hudu believes president Akufo-Addo is a great leader by all standards.
Great prez by all standard.
In other news, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's campaign train has finally reached his hometown, Kyebi.
As part of the president's tour of the regions to campaign ahead of the 2020 elections, Nana Addo is expected to be touring the Eastern Region for three days.
His first point of call was Kyebi where he comes from.
YEN is building a platform where Ghanaians can share local news and own experiences with each other. Witnessing an incident?
Want to tell about a local problem? Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?
Your stories and photos are always welcome. Send us a message via Instagram or on YEN’s official Facebook page.