Rawlings’ demise is a lose to the NDC fraternity – John Mahama

John Dramani Mahama and Jerry John Rawlings
John Dramani Mahama and Jerry John Rawlings

National Democratic Congress flagbearer, former President John Dramani Mahama, has also expressed shock at the sudden passing of the founder of the party, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings.

Speaking during a condolence visit to Mrs. Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and the family of former President Rawlings on Friday afternoon, Candidate Mahama said the loss was a loss not only for the family but for the entire NDC fraternity. He said the party stands in readiness to play whatever role it had to play to ensure a smooth send off for the founder.

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Former President Mahama said the positivity President Rawlings stood for is something that the party has to protect and fight for to ensure that his role is never forgotten, so he is placed in his rightful place in Ghana’s history. He indicated that the party was observing the seven days of national mourning hence the cessation of campaign activities across all regions and constituencies.

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The NDC candidate who was accompanied by his Vice-Presidential candidate, Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang, expressed his sincere condolences to Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and the family for the sad loss.

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The former President was also accompanied by party’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, former Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho, Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu and a host of leading party members.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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