Abigail Mawutor Rawlings, the 52-year-old lady who has come out with the claim of being a daughter to the late former President Jerry John Rawlings, was prevented from gaining access to view his mortal remains
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As YEN.com.gh recently reported, Abigail Rawlings created a scene during the funeral proceedings and has been captured on camera.
In the footage, the 52-year-old lady was seen shouting and seemingly making certain gestures and a number of officials from the Ghana Armed Forces rushed to restrain her before she gets out of hand.
Ghanaians have been reacting massively to this development.
Deli M. Dogbey did not see the logic behind refusing the 52-year-old woman access to the mortal remains of the late former president.
Joseph Benson Dzidoh simply questioned why at all this should be happening to the woman
Reginald Adjei explained in a well-written short essay that the woman should have been allowed to view JJ Rawlings' remains.
Nana Kwame Safo indicated that forgetting about the daughter and father squabble, Abigail is a citizen of the country and by that virtue, has the right to pay her last respect
Billy Occean wondered what the worst could be if the woman is allowed to see the man she is claiming to be her father
Richard M. Botsoe suggested that the woman truly looks like the late former President Jerry John Rawlings and should be allowed to see him for the last time at least.
In a separate report, Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle, a Ghanaian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church has urged the entire nation to forgive the late former President Jerry John Rawlings for the extremities in his life.
Speaking at the requiem mass organized in memory of the former president, the archbishop explained that the message was laid on his heart by the Lord for Ghana.
According to him, JJ Rawlings was always on the next move for righteousness by his own means and did everything possible to meet the needs of the poor.
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