President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday, November 13, 2020, signed the book of condolence opened for the family of the late Jerry John Rawlings.
They signed the book when they visited the family of the late Jerry John Rawlings at their Ridge residence to commiserate with them.
The President and his Vice paid touching tributes to the Former President of Ghana.
President Akufo-Addo, in paying his tribute wrote:
“Your role in the establishment and development of the 4th Republic as the most enduring Republic of our history is truly exceptional. Ghanaians appreciate your leadership of our nation and will remember you accordingly. For me, I appreciate very much your friendship. Commandant, fare well and rest peacefully in the bosom of the almighty.”
Vice-president Bawumia, in paying his tribute also wrote:
“It was such shocking news. So sudden. So unexpected. But God knows best. When the history of Ghana is written, the phenomenal role you played in building our nation can never be forgotten. You were so kind and cared about the poor. May your soul rest in perfect peace.”
Former President Jerry John Rawlings passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.
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