Fmr. President Jerry John Rawlings Died as an NPP man – Afia Schwarzenegger

Controversial Ghanaian media personality Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa aka Afia Schwarzenegger says former President Jerry John Rawlings died as an NPP man.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings passed away on November 12 after a short illness at the Korlebu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

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Afia Schwarzenegger who was known sympathizer of the National Democratic Congress until she crossed carpet to support the ruling New Patriotic Party in a Facebook post indicated that late Former President Jerry John Rawlings who is also the founder of the NDC passed away as an NPP Man.


Afia Schwarzenegger made these comments in response to a post made by a member of the National Democratic Congress, Mr. Stephen Atubiga cautioning that the National Democratic Congress will be forced to hold their own funeral rites for Jerry John Rawlings if the current Government is to lead the state burial.

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In a Facebook post, Afia Schwarzenegger wrote;

When will people adopt common sense. For the record JJ. Died as an Npp man..How will Ndc coordinates with H.E. Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings to have befitting burial for her late husband after all the torrential insults rain on her ..Are u willing to give her back the Umbrella??

This Atubiga n common sense r enemies!!!
Massa be a man enough and go to ridge to inform Naana, and stop hiding behind a China fone with stupid talks!!!!



Below are Some of the Reactions of the followers of Afia Schwarzenegger to her Comments.

Mawuwe Suen : This is an individual view of the issue not the NDC party he maybe an NDC member but he does not speak for the party NDC as release a statement on that already why not post that Afia you’re becoming a nuisance these days for our much hmmm these so call celebrities.

Julian Ekow Wilson : For the record he never died as an NPP!! Even if he was maligned in his own party as you people want us to believe. Why would he join the NPP when his wife had formed her own party NDP. Isn’t this also common sense?!

Obaa Adwoa : National funeral it is. Let peace prevail before, during and after the funeral. This peace shall lead to the general elections. Victory for Ghana.


The late former President Jerry John Rawlings was a military officer and politician who led Ghana from 1981 to 2001 and also for a short period in 1979.

Jerry John Rawlings led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected president of Ghana under the National Democratic Congress which he founded.

Born on: 22 June, 1947

Rank: Flight Lieutenant

Died on: 12 November, 2020

Spouse: Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings

Children: Zanetor Rawlings, Yaa Asantewaa Rawlings, Amina Rawlings and Kimathi Rawlings.


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