Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings, is dead

Jerry John Rawlings, a former Ghanaian president, is dead. This is the report from major newspapers in Ghana formerly called Gold Coast.

Mr. Rawlings is suspected to have died from complications relating to the Corona Virus disease, COVID-19.

According to reports monitored by ROvingNaija, the 73-year-old former president died Thursday morning at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana.

Mr. JJ Rawlings was born on June 22, 1947 and led a military junta in Ghana from 1981 to 1992 after he led a military coup as a Flight Lieutenant of the Ghana Air Force. In 1992, he contested and was elected as president. He served two terms as democratic president until the year 2000.


Follow us on social media

Olusegun Fayose

Olusegun Sunday Fayose, founder of RovingNaija.com is a Marketing Communication executive with experience in Corporate Communication, Public Relations, Branding and Advertising. He is also a seasoned media professional with roots in print, broadcast and online journalism. Segun, who last managed the Group Corporate Communication function of MultiChoice Nigeria, is upbeat that through responsible, fair, accurate and courageous reporting; and the support of readers, followers and patrons, Nigeria takes a step closer to a regime of accountability, fairness and equity in governance.

Related Articles

Back to top button