- John Mahama has eulogized the late president Mills as a symbol of peace in Ghana
- The 5th anniversary of the death of Mills started with a wreath laying event at the Asomdwe park
The 5th anniversary of the death of former president, John Evans Atta Mills has finally been held with former president Mahama reminiscing some fond memories of him.
The anniversary, which was held at the “Asomdwe” Park,in Accra, saw some key members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) pay their respects to the former president through the laying of wreaths at his tomb.
In an interview with the media, a sad looking Mahama revealed that he does not only miss his former boss but also does he hope he (Atta Mills) “is currently in Heaven looking down on us”.
Speaking on the peaceful nature of Atta Mills, Mahama called on political leaders across the country to emulate the characteristics of the late president in order to forestall any case of violence in the country.
Meanwhile, some Ghanaians have reacted to the 5th anniversary of Atta Mills's death:
Deputy general secretary of the NDC, Koku Anyidoho says the entire event to mark the death of the former president's death has been commemorated by only family and friends of him without the assistance of government.
Meanwhile, some family members of the former president are pushing for a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to his death as they claim to have suspected some foul play on the part of unknown persons.
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