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12.11.2020 Headlines

Akufo-Addo Confirms Rawlings Death Today

Akufo-Addo Confirms Rawlings Death Today
LISTEN NOV 12, 2020

President Akufo-Addo has confirmed the death of former President Jerry John Rawlings.

Mr Akufo-Addo in a statement said Mr Rawlings passed away around 10:30am on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, “where the former President was receiving treatment, after a short illness.”

“I convey the deep sympathies of Government and the people of Ghana to his wife, the former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings, the children and family of the late President, in these difficult times.”

President Akufo-Addo enjoyed a great relationship with Mr Rawlings before his death unlike former President John Mahama who had a somewhat 'rough' relationship with the late President who founded the party, NDC which helped him to become president of Ghana.

Below is the full statement from the presidency:

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---DGN online

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