Mahama joins hundreds to remember Atta Mills

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President John Mahama and his Vice Kwesi Amissah Arthur Thursday
morning joined ministers of state, hundreds of Ghanaians, wife and
family members of the late President John Evans Atta Mills to mark the
second anniversary of his passing.

The short ceremony was climaxed by a wreath laying ceremony at the Asomdwe Park near the Independence Square in Accra.

At the well-decorated Asomdwe Park sandwiched between the
Independence Square and the Osu Castle, the Police Band perform a solemn
rendition of Presbyterian Hymn 468.

President John Mahama, Vice President Amissah Arthur with his wife as
well as the widow of President Mills, Naadu Mills and family members of
the late family were present at the memorial service.

Former President Rawlings, Ministers of state, parliamentarians as
well as members of the ruling National Democratic Congress were in

Conspicuously missing were members of the opposition parties.

Rev. Dr. Nii Amoo Darko delivered a soul-searching sermon in which he
called on Ghanaians to not only to celebrate the legacy of the late
President but also to remember their lives on earth are short and they
would have to account for their existence on earth.

Then came the wreath laying ceremony. President Mahamalayed the first
wreath. He was followed by the widow of the late President MrsNaadu
Mills who broke down on her way to lay the second wreath.

The family, the governing NDC as well as the Osu Mantshe also laid wreaths.

A member of the planning committee, Koku Anyidoho said it has been
two years since the passing of the late president but the lessons should
not be lost on Ghanaians.


Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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