Entertainers mourn former president Rawlings
Tributes have been pouring in fast and thick after the announcement of the death of former President Jerry John.
Mr. Rawlings died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital on Thursday after a short illness.
Personalities in Ghana and abroad are expressing their commiserations while communicating their fondest memories of the respected statesman via social media.
I have announced the suspension of my tour of the Ashanti Region and all NDC campaigns across the country following news of the passing of our founder and former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. May his soul Rest In Peace.
— John Dramani Mahama (@JDMahama) November 12, 2020
Rest well Papa J pic.twitter.com/FDJAMPGl1p
— Ameyaw Debrah (@ameyaw112) November 12, 2020
On behalf of the government and people of the Republic of Liberia, and in my own name, I wish to convey deepest and profound sympathy to the government and people of Ghana, the Rawlings family and the entire Africa for the death of a great statesman, Former President….. pic.twitter.com/HoGxb1owRP
— George Weah (@GeorgeWeahOff) November 12, 2020
Rest In Peace Founder 🙏🏿 #JJ
— MrDumelo (@johndumelo1) November 12, 2020
R.I.P 💔💔💔💔. Thank you for everything. Ghanaians will always remember you hero. 💔💔💔🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/vor2EdXFjE
— ASAMOAH GYAN (@ASAMOAH_GYAN3) November 12, 2020
RIP Jerry don Rawlings. 🌹
— Joey B (@1RealJoeyB) November 12, 2020
RIP Former President Jerry John Rawlings 😔💔 pic.twitter.com/azlcV6A6OI
— Kofi Kinaata (@KinaataGh) November 12, 2020
Oh Papa !!!!!! Why why why…. pic.twitter.com/RPSGVWOclq
— Goget’em (@iamedem) November 12, 2020
— SAMINI (@samini_dagaati) November 12, 2020
This morning while driving past the military base at Teshie, I was looking out at the ocean and remembering my late Romanian grandmother, and what I always recollect is how she said about J.J. Rawlings, that he was a remarkable president. And this afternoon I hear this. 💔
— Sister Deborah (@deborahvanessa7) November 12, 2020
Jerry Rawlings 😢 pic.twitter.com/yyI5iFLM5M
— Oluwashina Okeleji (@oluwashina) November 12, 2020
Rest well. You Inspired all of us. JJ Rawlings. 😔😔
— Nikki Samonas (@Nikkisamonas) November 12, 2020
No words pic.twitter.com/w922dSsxKA
— Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) November 12, 2020
REST IN PEACE JERRY JOHN RAWLINGS
— John Agyekum Kufuor (@JohnAKufuor) November 12, 2020
RIP Jerry Rawlings🙏🙏🙏
— Davido (@davido) November 12, 2020
You’ve served God & country as a firm charismatic leader. R.I.P former president J. J. RAWLINGS 🇬🇭🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/HrXYCNoxaC
— G i o v a n i (@GiovaniCaleb) November 12, 2020
Reading news that former President Rawlings has passed.
The time for reflections will follow on this towering figure of Ghanaian life. For now, all my thoughts are with his family and loved ones.
May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/KORpkzRFpJ
— Iain Walker 🇬🇧🇬🇭🇹🇬🇧🇯🇧🇫🚲 (@walkeriain) November 12, 2020
One thing is for sure, history will never forget Jerry John Rawlings.
— miss forson (@lydiaforson) November 12, 2020