CAF President Ahmad expresses condolences over the death of Ghana’s former president Rawlings

On behalf of the CAF Executive Committee and the African Football Family, President CAF Ahmad Ahmad on Thursday (November 12, 2020) sent a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to express his sadness and shock . about the death of former president, his noble Jerry John Rawlings.

“I am shocked and saddened to learn of the death of His Excellency Jerry Rawlings. I would like to extend my sincere condolences on behalf of all the members of the CAF’s executive committee. I know that this cruel loss has brought tremendous “Sad for the whole country and I want you to know that we share in this pain. May God bless his soul and grant him mercy,” Ahmad said.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings passed away on Thursday 12 November 2020 in a hospital in Accra after a short illness. He was 73.

Rawlings briefly led Ghana in 1979, before becoming Ghana’s head of state in 1981. He was elected the fourth President of Ghana in January 1993 and resigned in January 2001.

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has declared seven days of national mourning after the deaths of Rawlings. “A big tree has fallen, and Ghana is poorer for this loss,” he said in a statement.


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