The family of the late Professor John Atta Mills, has responded to certain remarks made by the flagbearer of the Progressive People's Party (PPP), telling him to mind his own business and 'shut up.' The late president of Ghana's brother Samuel Ata Mills said this in response to a recent statement made by Nduom about the autopsy of the late president.
At a recent rally in Accra, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom called for the release of the late president's autopsy report, saying that if John Mahama and his associates had nothing to do with the death of the former president, they should release the reports.
During an interview on Class FM, the brother of the late president Mills said that his brother had passed on and that he should be allowed to rest in peace. He questioned Nduom's reasons for bringing up the issue now, so close to the election period, asking whether this was the correct way to run a campaign.
"Papa Kwesi Nduom, his father was a good friend of my father’s. His father is dead, the same way my father is dead. Why doesn’t he publish his father’s autopsy? Why doesn’t he do that? …Yes my brother was a public figure. What do you want us to say? No matter what you say, it’s going to be a different story. The man is dead, let him rest in peace. Papa Kwesi Nduom shouldn’t be the one peddling this," he said in the interview. He added that if the Nduom did not stop his crusade he will expose him.
Samuel Atta Mills' response comes after the general secretary of the PPP Murtala Mohammed, at the party's first rally in Accra challenged the NDC to release the autopsy report on the late president, if they did not kill him.
In July 2012, President Atta Mills was the first president in office to have died. Due to the details of the cause of his death being withheld, speculations arose as to whether there was foul play involved. However, there was already public knowledge of the ill health of the former president and that put the speculations to rest.
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