The Former President of Ghana and the Founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings was pronounced dead on the 12th of November, 2020 at 10:20 AM in the morning.
He suffered from a short illness who failed to respond to treatment at the Korle Teaching Hospital. His demise came as one of the greatest shock in history to ever happen to Ghana due to the strong and courageous legacy he set behind.
His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings is undoubtedly one of the greatest leaders who pushed the nation to the Pinnacle with a good reputation. He is known for his courageous, generousity, outspoken and influential demeanor.
JJ Rawlings is the first President of Ghana who introduced the Democratic governance with the NDC government after the Coup.
He passed on at the age of 73.
Meanwhile, popular veteran Kumawood Actor, Oboy Siki showed up on an interview to react to JJ Rawlings’s demise as he recounted his experience of Rawlings time in office when he was young and how discipline JJ was.
According to him, JJ Rawlings is one of the best leader Ghana have ever gotten apart from Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah due to how he eradicated corruption and ruled with strict discipline which made reduced crime wave drastically with how instant justice was common in those days.
Elaborating on this, he stated that, Rawlings once ordered soldiers to discipline the people of Kejetia Market after they make the market very untidy which his own father (Oboy Siki) was part.
Speaking, he revealed that, some leaders who did so many bad things which was leveled against JJ Rawlings but he was actually innocent and these 21st century ones has been misled by some assumptions.
Into conclusion he revealed that, Jerry John will surely go to heaven because how people expected him to die a painful death didn’t happen that way because he was under clean and was sent by God to get rid of these corrupt ones either than that, Ghana would have been more corrupted than what were even facing.