Flag Bearer of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has issued a statement after the sudden demise of former President Jerry John Rawlings.
H.E. Jerry John Rawlings passed away in the early hours of Thursday September 12, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. Though the cause of his death has not been made public, it is believed Mr. Rawlings died after catching Covid-19.
He died at age 73.
Due to the sad news that has hit the NDC party, the Flag Bearer of the party has announced the suspension of his tour of the Ashanti Region and all NDC campaigns across the country.
He made this known on his Facebook page.
“I have announced the suspension of my tour of the Ashanti Region and all NDC campaigns across the country following news of the passing of our Founder and former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. May his soul rest in peace.”