Jerry John Rawlings

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has penned down his farewell message to the longest-serving Head of State Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, who was laid to rest today at the Military Cemetry in Accra. This is what Akufo-Addo posted on his official Facebook timeline about an hour ago; ‘Comandante’, […]

  The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that late former President Jerry John Rawlings came through for him during difficult moments in his presidency. In his tribute at the pre-burial service of the late former leader, President kufo-Addo described Rawlings as a “repository of knowledge.” According to him, the late president never denied […]

Barima Sarfo Tweneboa Kodua, Kumawumanhene, the representative of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, on Tuesday joined mourners to pay the last respect to the late former President Jerry John Rawlings at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The mortal remains of former President Rawlings are laying in state at the AICC Foyer for public […]

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, has described the late former President Jerry John Rawlings as “an emblem of freedom, hope, and inspiration who represented the best of Africa”.She said the former President was not just loved by the people of Ghana but he was also an icon of Africa who represented freedom, […]

A state funeral for late former President Jerry John Rawlings will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.The ceremony will take place at Independence Square in Accra. A statement signed and issued by the Head of Funeral Planning Committee, Ambassador James Victor Gbeho, said the family was working in conjunction with the government on the […]

Information available to us indicates that the former President Jerry John Rawlings has passed on. He was 73years. He is said to have died Thursday morning at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.  The cause of death is undisclosed. The former President who was the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) recently buried his mother Madam Victoria Agbotui […]

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