Former Veep Aliu Mahama's One Year Anniversary Launched

As Ghana prepares to mark the one year anniversary of the late Vice President in the erstwhile Kufuor administration, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, the Member of Parliament for Akuapem South Constituency, Hon. O. B. Amoah has extolled the virtues of the late statesman, describing him as a man of principles. He made this known when the Aliu Mahama Foundation met the Press on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 to officially launch the first anniversary celebration of the death of Alhaji Aliu Mahama. According to O. B. Amoah, the late Vice President was a disciplined statesman. " He will forever be remembered for his high sense of discipline that led him to launch a national campaign for greater discipline when he was Vice President," he stated. A weeek long programme of activities has been planned from November 9 to 17 to celebrate him. The programme includes a health walk, showing of a documentary on the late Vice President's life, a public lecture and a launch of the Aliu Mahama Foundation as well as the holding of Christian and Moslem prayers and a remembrance football match in Tamale. The committee has appealed to the general public and well-wishers to participate in the programmes to bring homour and dignity to the name of the former Vice President. The late Vice President died on November 16,2012 at the Korle bu Teaching hospital after a short illness.