President John Evans Atta Mills sudden death

Sad Day for Ghana

 

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Professor  John Evans Atta Mills died today.

‘ It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that we announce the sudden and untimely death of the President of the Republic of Ghana – His Excellency, Professor John Atta Mills.

The death occurred at the 37 Military Hospital this afternoon while receiving attention after being taken ill a few hours earlier.’ so Chief of Staff, Mr. John Henry Martney Newman, in his press statement from this afternoon.

 

The President celebrated his 68. birthday ( 21. July 1944 – 24.July 2012), last Saturday.

He served his country since 2009.

 

The Vice-President John Dramani Mahana has been sworn in as president, in line with Ghana’s constitution.

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