Atta Mills was my 'mentor' - Mahama remembers late president

Atta Mills was my 'mentor' - Mahama remembers late president

President John Dramani Mahama has paid tribute to late John Evans Atta Mills on the fourth anniversary of his death, calling him his ‘mentor and friend.

John Mahama served as Mills’ vice president while he was in office, and was sworn in to replace him as president following his death.

In a tweet on Sunday, July 24, John Mahama described the late president as his “comrade, friend and mentor”

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The tweet was accompanied by a photo of John Dramani Mahama and Atta Mills, sharing an obvious laugh.

Atta Mills was my 'mentor' - Mahama remembers late president

Atta Mills and Mahama

John Fiifi Evans Atta Mills, before his untimely passing, was one the vice president of the Republic of Ghana under Jerry John Rawlings from 1997 to 2001.

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On winning, the 2008 presidential elections in a run-off, Attah Mills ascended to the seat of government, a position he held until 2012.The late Mills died at the 37 Military Hospital on July 24, 2012, from what many speculate to be aggravated throat cancer despite no official reports on what killed him.

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