Major Mahama's wife has barely spoken a word since his gruesome death

Major Mahama's wife has barely spoken a word since his gruesome death

The family of the Major Maxwell Adams Mahama is still in shock over the untimely demise of the son and the gruesome circumstances surrounding it.

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This shock is more phenomenal with the widow of the late military officer as according to the deceased’s father.

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Speaking on the Accra-based Starr FM, Rtd. Captain Denis Mahama stated that the wife, Barbara Mahama is doesn’t even talk much these days.

He revealed that there was a very close relationship between Mrs. Mahama and the late military officer until his demise.

The late Maxwell Mahama with his family

The late Maxwell Mahama with his family

“Barbara is yet to recover. Barbara is yet to recover. They were very, very close. So she is yet to recover”, he revealed.

Captain Denis revealed that Barbara, despite the unfortunate event is able to “hold herself” and “pick herself up”.

“She doesn’t talk. She cannot talk,” he added.

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The late military officer was on lynched by residents of Denkyira-Obuasi in Central Region.

According to early reports, Maxwell Mahama was mistaken for an armed robber by a woman who raised an alarm to the Assemblyman of the area who later organised the youth to beat the officer to death.

Since then, the Ghana Police Service has launched an investigation to determine the cause of death and prosecute all individuals who had a hand in the murder.

YEN earlier reported some 42 persons, including 6 women and 2 lactating mothers have since been arrested and remanded in connection to the gruesome murder.

The burial of the late Major Maxwell Mahama is slated for 9 June 2017 and the presidency has set up a GHS500,000 fund to help transition the family.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo gave a posthumous promotion to the late military officer from Captain to Major and personally donated GHS50,000 to the aggrieved family.

READ ALSO: Family of Major Mahama thanks Nana Addo for supporting them

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