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General News of Thursday, 25 July 2019


Learn from Atta Mills if you want to go to Heaven - Akufo-Addo told

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An executive of National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Zachariah Abdulai has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to emulate the life of the late former President Professor John Evans Atta-Mills who passed on exactly seven years ago.

“Akufo-Addo should think of going to Heaven. Let him learn from the late President than only channeling resources to fight corruption”, he advised during panel discussion on Kumasi-based Otec FM’s ‘Dwabrem’ show monitored by

According to the NDC Constituency Secretary Juaben, the humility and achievements of late president cannot be watered down by any individual in the country.

“Let every politician take a cue from the late president and I can sure you we will move forward as a country”, Mr. Zachariah Abdulai tolf the host, Agya Wusu Ansah.

The late Prof. JEA Mills was Ghana’s third President under the Fourth Republic. He died on 24th July 2012 at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra three days after his 68th birthday.

Though the cause of death was not immediately released, he had been suffering from throat cancer and had recently been to the US for medical reasons. Announcing his death, his office noted that he died hours after being taken ill, but a presidential aide said that he had complained of pains the day prior to his death.

However, Mills’ brother, Dr. Cadman Mills later disclosed during the graveside service that he had died from complications of a massive hemorrhagic stroke resulting from a brain aneurysm.