PHOTOS: Gov’t, Chief Imam, NDC, Others Mourn With Rawlings, Agbotui Family

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, the Agbotui and allied families have been receiving visitors and messages of commiseration following the demise last Thursday of Madam Victoria Agbotui, mother of His Excellency.

On Wednesday, a large government delegation led by Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, called on the bereaved family to commiserate with them over the loss. Vice-President Bawumia in sympathizing with the former President, noted that though he knew him as a tough man, the loss of a mother was a difficult situation for every offspring.

The Vice-President who represented the President, was accompanied by the Chief of Staff, Madam Frema Osei Opare, Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu, Deputy Minister for Information, Pius Hadzide, Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Perry Okudjeto, Deputy Greater Accra Regional Minister, Elizabeth Sackey, Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways, Anthony Karbo, NPP National Organiser, Sammy Awuku, Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon and a host of other senior officials.

National Democratic Congress

Earlier on Friday September 25, a high-powered delegation from the National Democratic Congress led by the party’s flagbearer, former President John Dramani Mahama, called on the former President and his family to commiserate with them over the loss of Madam Agbotui.

Former President Mahama in paying tribute to Madam Agbotui said, Mama was always available to give wise counsel whenever the opportunity availed itself. He said though Mama was a centenarian, “she was the kind of person one would assume would live forever.”

Members of the delegation included Alhaji Mahama Iddrisu, Vice Chairman of the NDC Council of Elders, National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia, National Executives and leading members of the party.