Former President Jerry John Rawlings Confirmed Dead
Information reaching Sintim Media indicates that the former President Jerry John Rawlings has passed on.
Jerry John Rawlings is a former Ghanaian military leader and subsequent politician who ruled the country from 1981 to 2001 and also for a brief period in 1979. He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected President of Ghana.
In 1992, Mr Rawlings resigned from the military, founded the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and became the first President of the 4th Republic.
He was 73years.
He is said to have died Thursday morning at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The cause of death is undisclosed.
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