The 68year old president of Ghana, John Atta Mills has been confirmed dead. In an official statement issued to Reuters from the Office of The President, President John Atta Mills died in a hospital in Accra today.
“It is with a heavy heart…that we announce the sudden and untimely death of the president of the Republic of Ghana”
The late president was born on the 21st of July 1944 and he was third and current president of the fourth republic of Ghana. President John Atta Mills was sworn in on the 7th of January 2009.
We mourn with members of his family and the people of Ghana as a whole in these sad times.