John Mahama speaks after hearing news of former President JJ Rawlings' demise

John Mahama speaks after hearing news of former President JJ Rawlings' demise

- Current leader of the NDC John Dramani Mahama has given an initial reaction to the news of JJ Rawlings' death

- Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away on the morning of November 12, 2020, was the founder of the NDC which Mahama now leads

- According to Mahama, the NDC will officially offer a press release but for now, he has cut his campaign short in Obuasi and is returning to Accra

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Former President John Dramani Mahama and the leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reacted to the news of Former President Jerry John Rawlings' death.

Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away on the morning of November 12, 2020, was the founder of the NDC which has produced presidents such as the late John Evans Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama.

Cause of Rawlings' death revealed as more details pop up

In a swift response sighted by YEN.com.gh on the live coverage by GHOne TV, John Dramani Mahama cut short his campaign that was ongoing at Obuasi in the Ashanti Region.

John Mahama speaks after hearing news of former President JJ Rawlings' demise

John Mahama speaks after hearing news of former President JJ Rawlings' demise Source: Getty Images, Ghanaweb.com
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Speaking about the incident, John Mahama, at the time indicated that he heard the rumour but not an official confirmation but had cut the trip short to return to Accra.

According to him, if the news gets confirmed, there will be a proper address to the press and Ghanaians at large from the national office of the NDC.

Many people have been heartbroken by the demise of Ghana's longest-serving Head of State.

Meanwhile, as YEN.com.gh published not long ago, former President Jerry John Rawlings has been reported dead leaving many Ghanaians in tears.

The longest-serving ever Ghanaian passed on away Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle-Bu Hospital.

As Ghanaians mourn, new details have emerged concerning the death of the former president.

Black Thursday: Ghanaians cry bitterly as they react to death of JJ Rawlings

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