- Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has reportedly withdrawn from the 2020 presidential elections
- She was running for president on the ticket of the National Democratic Party (NDP)
- The party will address a press conference on Monday, November 23, 2020
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Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has reportedly withdrawn her nomination forms from the 2020 presidential elections.
According to a report filed by Starr News, Nana Konadu, who was running for president on the ticket of the National Democratic Party (NDP), informed the Electoral Commission of her decision.
The main reason for her withdrawal of her nomination in the run for the seat is yet to be known.
The party is, however, set to address a press conference on Monday, November 23, 2020 to clarify issues related to her withdrawal from the race.
Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings is the wife of the late former President JJ Rawlings, Ghana’s longest-serving leader, who died on November 12, 2020.
It was reported that she had taken ill, after news broke about the death of her husband, who was on admission at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
In 2016, Nana Konadu had her first appearance on Ghana's Ballot paper in the race to becoming Ghana's president.
She was the first woman in the history of Ghana to run for the Presidency.
In other news, Kimathi Rawlings, the only son of the late former president Jerry John Rawlings, popularly known as J.J, sent a touching birthday message to his mother, Nana Konadu.
He wrote in a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh that he knows this would not be a normal birthday for her obviously because her husband, J.J, died just five days to her birthday.
Kimathi has thus encouraged the mother to stay strong in order to be strengthened in honouring the memory of their departed hero.
J.J’s son also made a special prayer for the mother that she will live long and healthy for the family, and shared a throwback video of the parents dancing happily together.
He also assured Nana Konadu of his love, as well as the love of his siblings. “Ghana loves you too,” Kimathi added.
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