- A video of a young man who bears a striking resemblance to the late former president Rawlings has dropped
- He looks just like him in terms of his stature, face, and even the way he walks
- The young man is spotted in the company of Rawlings’ son, Kimathi at the funeral of the late president
- Some Ghanaians have concluded that he could be Rawlings’ son as well
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A video of a young man with a striking resemblance to the late Rawlings has caused a stir on social media.
From head to toe, the man looks like the late former president in terms of his face, complexion, stature, the way he walks, and his mannerisms.
He was in the company of Rawlings’ son, Kimathi, at the Conference Center where the funeral was held.
As they walked into the foyer where Rawlings was laid, one would think that it was actually the back of Rawlings as he walked away.
The video has garnered massive responses from Ghanaians who have seen it.
Ababio, for instance, screamed: “Wow so much resemblance”:
ababio_faustina_awurama: “Wow..so much resemblance.”
Abena was also surprised at the man’s behaviour, especially the way he walked that could be interpreted as Rawlings’:
abenaoforiwah: “Seriously he resembles papa J papa see the way he's walking self kraaa hmmmm.”
Queencess was short of words as she believes firmly that it could be JJ’s son too:
queencess_choco: “Eiii Charley.”
Bismarck could only sigh in surprise:
bismarck.frimpong: “Eiiiiii hmmm.”
Martha thinks that since the man is in the company of Kimathi, it could be that he and his mother came out the moment Rawlings died and so he has been accepted by the family:
aduakomartha: “It could be that boy that the mother came out the moment he dead.”
YEN.com.gh, however, distances itself from the views expressed by Ghanaians as we cannot independently verify what exact relationship the young man would have with Rawlings.
The video comes at a time that a 52-year-old woman, who claims to be called Abigail Rawlings, has told the world that Rawlings was her father.
In an earlier report by YEN.com.gh, Abigail narrated how Rawlings came to know her mother and how she was hidden until his death.
In another report, Abigail was stopped by the security personnel at the funeral when she attempted to go view the mortal remains of the late president.
She fought back with all her power as she insisted on being allowed to go in.
However, a new photo of Rawlings and his mother has got Ghanaians concluding that Abigail looks like JJ's mother and so it could be true that Abigail is his son.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has announced at the funeral that the University of Development Studies (UDS) has been renamed after Rawlings and is to be known as J J Rawlings University of Development Studies.
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