All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

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Scores of Ghanaians converged at the Asomdwe Park as a wreath laying ceremony was held in memory of the late Prof. John Evans Attah-Mills.

The former Ghana president passed away in June 2012 at the 37 Military Hospital after battling a long-time illness.

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

The only son of Professor Mills, Sam Kofi Atta Mills five years on manages to lay a wreath at his father's tomb

Prof. Mills rose to prominence in the political terrain after being handpicked by then-Ghana president Jerry John Rawlings as his vice president from 1997 to 2001.

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He then contested and represented the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as flagbearer for the 2000 and 2004 elections – losing to John Agyekum Kufour of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on both occasions.

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

Former president John Mahama lays wreath too

Prof. Mills, however, was third-time lucky and was elected as Ghana president in 2008. His reign, though, was short lived as his death meant he could not complete his first term.

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

I personally do not know what my father passed away from.The hospital never gave the family any autopsy report - Sam Kofi Atta Mills, son of the former president told the media

He died at the 37 Military Hospital on June 24, 2012, with his vice John Mahama taking over from as Ghana president.

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

Ghanaians pay respect to late Prof. Mills five years on

It is still unknown what exactly accounted for his death, as the autopsy report concerning his demise is yet to be made public.

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Today marks exactly five years since the former president passed on and wreaths were laid in his memory at his burial ground.

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

NDC national chairman, Kofi Portuphy lays a wreath on the party

Scores of Ghanaians, including former president John Mahama and a host of NDC executives, converged at the Asomdwe Park to commemorate the occasion.

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

All the photos you missed during late Mills’ 5th-anniversary wreath laying ceremony

Prof. Mills died at age 68.

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