Woman Claiming to be Rawlings’ Daughter Prevented from Viewing his Remains

Woman Claiming to be Rawlings’ Daughter Prevented from Viewing his Remains

- The 52-year-old woman claiming to be a daughter of the late former president Jerry John Rawlings, has been prevented from viewing his mortal remains

- Abigail was stopped by some police personnel when she tried to gain access to the foyer where the former president is laid

- She is seen fighting off the personnel as she angrily shouted bad words at them

- Abigail had claimed that Rawlings paid her to keep mute over him being her father

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The 52-year-old woman who has claimed to be the first child and daughter of the late former president Rawlings has been prevented from going ahead to view his mortal remains.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the woman who gave her name as Abigail Rawlings is seen being stopped by one security personnel when she tried to enter the hall where Rawlings has been laid.

Ghanaians react as woman claiming to be JJ's 1st daughter is prevented from seeing him
Woman’s Claiming to be Rawlings’ Daughter Prevented from Viewing his Remains

A collage of the security personnel in a scuffle with Abigail. Photo credit: @GHOneTV/Facebook.
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She persisted but was shoved away by more of the security people around.

An incensed Abigail started mouthing some words at the police personnel with a raised voice.

Some elders believed to be of Rawlings family are seen approaching Abigail to talk to her, but she would not listen as she kept screaming with a nose mask beneath her chin.

The video has triggered massive mixed reactions from some Ghanaians.

Faustina agreed with the decision of the security personnel to stop her wondering if Abigail's claims are true:

Cee Manso, however, felt the treatment is harsh and so wrong, saying that Abigail would not steal the body if she is allowed to see it:

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the 52-year-old woman who claims to be called Abigail Rawlings said she is the daughter of the late former president of Ghana, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings.

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The mature woman spoke passionately about her being the child of the late former president of Ghana.

According to her, her mother is a Togolese who has passed away but told her before her death that Rawlings was her father.

Abigail added that many of former President Rawlings's maternal relatives in their hometown know her and have accepted her into the family.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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