- Former president Mahama called on the family of the late leader of the NDC at his residence to commiserate with his wife
- As expected, he visited to sign the book of condolence to show respect and to honor him
- He mentioned how difficult it is to come to terms with the shocking exit of Mahama
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The death of former president Jerry John Rawlings came as a surprise to many as various political parties had to end their campaign activities abruptly.
Former president Mahama had to cut short his campaign activities in the Ashanti Region when the death of the National Democratic Congress founder was announced.
He called on the family of the late leader of the NDC at his residence to commiserate with his wife, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings and the family.
As expected, he visited to sign the book of condolence to show respect and to honour him.
His message was full of emotions and showed how much impact Rawlings had on the whole of the NDC.
In a post shared on Facebook, he mentioned how difficult it is to come to terms with the shocking exit of Mahama.
He wrote, "Boss, It is difficult to come to terms with your shocking exit. But you’ve always been unconventional and acted on your own terms. The rest of us your comrades are left to mourn you. But beyond mourning your departure, we have a duty and responsibility to ensure that your person and your principles receive their deserved place in the history of Ghana.
Leader of the Revolution, Founder of the 4th Republic and Midwife of the longest period of democratic governance in history and nobody can take that away. Fare thee well, boss."
Ghanaians as usual have reacted to the post and have shared their sentiments as well.
Elorm Akpah Diana said it is only demonic people will not
People with demonic intentions will never understand the emotional depth of this message, Rest Well my Hero!!! God strengthen you JDM!!!
Odeneho Kwame Greenbook believe his message carries emotional weight.
You are a great communication expert, your message carries heavy emotional weight, very clear and purposeful! Rawlings should have a nice repose and reincarnation
Titus Dakpalah said it was a well written speech.
Trusting in the best judgement of JM! Such a well written piece that will form part of the history of the end of JJR. The God we serve will continue to grant our father and founder eternal rest.
Meanwhile, Chairman Ofosu Ampofo has noted that former president John Dramani Mahama could not get the opportunity to sigh because State Protocol turned him away.
President Nana Akufo-Addo also visited the residence of former President Jerry John Rawlings.
Akufo-Addo paid the visit to console Rawlings' wife, Nana Konadu Agyemang on her loss.
Videos from Akufo-Addo's visit have popped up showing a very sombre atmosphere in the house.
Akufo-Addo was accompanied by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and other members of the government.
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Source: Yen Newspaper