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Ghana’s Former President J. J Rawlings Confirmed Dead

The nation Ghana has been hit with sad news on Thursday, November 12, 2020.
The sad news has to do with the demise of the former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings.

The former President reportedly passed on to glory at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

It is unclear what caused his death, but reports say he was unwell and was at the intensive care unit at the hospital.

According to state-owned Daily Graphic, the former President had been on admission at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital for about a week for an undisclosed ailment. He was 73.

It will be recalled that Mr Rawlings recently lost and buried his mother last month.

Background of Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings was born in Accra on 22nd June 1947, to a Ghanaian mother from Dzelukope, near Keta, in the Volta Region, and a Scottish father.

He was educated at Achimota School where he obtained his General Certificate of Education ‘O’ Level in 1966.

He enlisted as a Flight Cadet in the Ghana Air Force in August 1967, and was subsequently selected for officer cadet training at the Ghana Military Academy and Training School, Teshie, in Accra.

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