VIDEO: When President Akufo-Addo Was Officially Informed About The Passing Of JJ Rawlings

The Rawlings family at the Jubilee House

At ten minutes past 10 o’clock am on November 12, former President Jerry John Rawlings was declared dead at the Intensive Care Unit of the Medical Department at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The former President had been admitted to the National Cardiothoracic Centre at the same hospital three days ago.

News of his passing spread like wild fire and it was eventually confirmed by President Akufo-Addo in a statement to the country.

President Akufo-Addo explained that he had passed away after a short illness.

This evening, as custom demands, the family of the late former President visited the Jubilee House to officially inform President Akufo-Addo according to tradition.

The delegation, which was led by Colonel Joshua Agbotui, included his three daughters, Zenator, Kimathi and Asantewaa.

Click here to watch when the Rawlings family told President Akufo-Addo about the passing of former President JJ Rawlings at the Jubilee House.


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