Reps console Ghanaians over death of President Atta-Mills

The House of Representatives has condoled the people of Ghana over the death of late President John Atta-Mills.

The condolence is contained in a statement issued by Zakari Mohammed (PDP-Kwara), the Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, on Tuesday in Abuja. It described the death of Mr. Atta-Mills as a great loss not only to Ghana but to Africa in general.

The statement said the late president was an embodiment of humility, honesty and transparency. It said that his wise counsel on the development of the continent would be greatly missed.

“We, in the House’s Seventh Assembly, while commiserating with our brothers and sisters in Ghana, are consoled by the exemplary life the late politician lived and died for,” the statement said.

It said late Ghanaian president would also be missed for his politics without bitterness.

Mr. Atta-Mills who clocked 68 years on July 22 died after a brief illness at a military hospital in Accra, Ghana on Tuesday.


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