General News of Friday, 23 November 2012

Source: Samuel Kwadwo Frimpong

Statement: Aliu Mahama’s family grateful to all

The entire Mahama family of the His Excellency, the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama, former Vice President of the Republic of Ghana wish to express our sincerest gratitude to the people of Ghana for their prayers and support during the events of the last few weeks.

We are grateful for the prayers to the Almighty Allah on behalf the late former Vice President during his period of indisposition and the love shown during the burial ceremonies

Our sincerest gratitude also goes to the Government of Ghana for its interest and unwavering support granted to the family in these very difficult moments; the leadership and entire membership of the New Patriotic Party, the medical team at the Cardio-thoracic Centre and the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and the media for their continuous support.

We by this, also, wish to make known that the ceremonies to commemorate the one- week of burial will be held at both his residences in Tamale and Yendi on Sunday, 25th November, 2012 from

The final funeral rites will be held after the general elections. Details of this will be confirmed in due course.

May Allah, the Most Gracious and Most Merciful bless all Ghanaians and grant us peaceful general elections.


Samuel Kwadwo Frimpong