Former President of the Republic of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings has passed on. The retired military man died in the early hours of Thursday, November 12, 2020.
The unfortunate news was confirmed by the family of the late president to media channels. Sad news have reached the Rawlings’ family as they recently buried the mother of the ex- president, Madam Victoria Agbotui.
John Jerry Rawlings was the founder of the National Democratic Congress. He had been very impactful in the politics of Ghana. Rawlings was the only president who exhibited military government as well as Democratic governance.
Jerry John Rawlings was born by his late parents on June 22, 1947. He ruled Ghana from 1981 to 2001 and also a brief period in 1979.
It is recalled that before 1992, J.J Rawlings led the military junta. He served as a democratically elect President of Ghana for two terms.
Indeed, a big blow has fallen in Ghana and this news has caused sorrow in Ghanaians