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General News of Thursday, 12 November 2020


Here’s what Kufuor said about the death of JJ Rawlings

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor Former President John Agyekum Kufuor

Former President Kufuor has joined the host of high-profile Ghanaian personalities who have reacted to the death of late Jerry John Rawlings.

The ex-president in a Twitter post on Thursday, November 12, 2020, expressed sadness about the demise of Mr. Rawlings.

The post read: “Rest in Peace, Jerry John Rawlings.”

Meanwhile, the whole country has been thrown into a state of mourning following the death of the former president which occurred today, November 12, 2020, after a short illness.

In an official statement by President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, a seven-day national mourning has been declared starting from Friday, November 13, 2020.

Also, all national flags have been directed to fly at half-mast for the next seven days in all parts of the country.

“In honour of the memory of the former President Rawlings, my Vice President and I have suspended our political campaign for same period,” the President added.

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