Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan Mourns Late Ghana Ex-President, Jerry Rawlings

Following the death of former Ghanaian President, Jerry Rawlings, former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan has mourned the deceased president.

The former President of Ghana died on Thursday at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

In a statement, Jonathan extended his condolences to the government and people of Ghana.

He said as Ghana’s leader, the deceased acquitted himself as a soldier of the masses and crusader for social justice.

Jonathan called Rawlings a courageous statesman and a great Pan-Africanist with strong views and drive for the continent’s renaissance and growth.

“He died at a time the continent needed his wisdom and experience to deal with challenging socio-political issues”, the statement read.

The former Nigerian leader prayed God to grant Rawlings’s soul eternal rest.

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