Former President John Dramani Mahama has eulogized his late predecessor Professor John Evans Atta Mills, referring to him as a “man of great moral courage and strength”. “He remains a source of inspiration to me and our nation,” Mr Mahama tweeted on Friday.
July 21, 2017 would have marked the 73rd birthday of the third president of the Fourth Republic. He unfortunately passed on three days after his 68th birthday. Definitely commemorating the birthday of Prof Atta Mills, whom he served as Vice President, Mr Mahama shared an accompanying picture to his tweet.
Every year, a ceremony is marked at the Asomdwee Park where the late president was buried to commemorate his death. This year’s will be the first under the rule of a different party National Democratic Congress’ opponents.