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Rawlings’ Death: He’ll Be Remembered As Legendary Revolutionary Leader — PPP

The Progressive Peoples Party (PPP) has sent condolences to the family of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings whose sudden demise occurred yesterday Thursday November 12.

The party says the former President will forever be remembered as a legendary revolutionary leader, a nationalist, disciplinarian, pragmatist, and a defender of social justice.

In a statement signed by the General Secretary of the party Paa Kow Ackon, he said Rawlings’ integrity, sublime leadership and contribution to the socio-political development of Ghana and the continent at large are imprinted in the sand of time.

The former President died at age 73 after battling a short illness at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Read full statement below:

13th November, 2020

For Immediate Release

PPP SYMPATHIZES WITH THE FAMILY OF FLT LT JERRY JOHN RAWLINGS

We have learned with great sadness today of the untimely death of Mr. Jerry John Rawlings, Ghana’s longest serving President.

We fondly remember Mr Rawlings as a legendary revolutionary leader, a nationalist, disciplinarian, pragmatist, and a defender of social justice who devoted his entire life to the development and empowerment of Ghanaians.

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His integrity, sublime leadership and contribution to the socio-political development of Ghana and the continent at large are imprinted in the sand of time.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family members, friends and his political associates; particularly, leadership and members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). May the members of the NDC find solace in the memory of the deep devotion and contributions of their founder.

May God grant his soul a peaceful rest.

SIGNED

Paa Kow Ackon

National Secretary