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Former President JJ Rawlings' One-Ýear Anniversary marked today

Today marks exactly a year since Former President Jerry John Rawlings passed on. To mark his anniversary, the family of late former President Jerry John Rawlings announced that there will be a remembrance mass at the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Accra in honour of the late president which came to pass today.


The party founded by the late Rawlings National Democratic Congress has also outlined a number of activities to mark today.


The former president who passed on after battling with short illness last year at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra was one of the charismatic leaders the country have ever had


The country found unprecedented developmental projects and agenda that was able to elevate the country into achieving a tremendous height across the then 10 regions of Ghana namely;

1. Greater Accra Region

2. EasternRegion

3. Volta Region

4. Ashanti Region

5. Brong Ahafo Region

6. Central Region

7. Western Region

8. Upper East Region

9. Northern Region

10. Upper West Region.


He constructed most of our roads, Universities through revamping especially the University of Education, Winneba and many others.


He indeed scattered development in the shores of Ghana and restructured our economy, brought orderliness through the days of his reign before Former President John Agyekum Kuffour took the mantle from him some years back.


Marking the one year anniversary of Papa Jay was in the right order to remember him of the good legacies he left which was worthy of emulation.


He as a founder of PNDC and NDC made politics attractive and he was a man of principle who fought hard against corruption, lackadaisical attitude towards national duties.


The late President Jerry John Rawlings was the long serving president in the history of Ghana dated back from the military regime era to the year 2001 where he handed the power to John Agyekum Kuffour, the gentle giant.


Today, Zenator Rawlings, the elderly daughter of Rawlings still follows the footsteps of his father as she continue to reign as the sitting MP for Korle Klottey in the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.

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