Ghanaian Chronicle

Ellembelle marks week of Mills demise

Date published: August 2, 2012

by Alfred Adamsv

THE Ellembelle District Assembly joined other assemblies to mark the one-week commemoration of the of the demise of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, as thousands of people, clad in red and black, converged at the Aiyinase Park in the District to celebrate the day.
Among people present were representatives from the Christian Council, Traditional Council, Islamic Council, and political parties among other sympathizers.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Ellembelle, Daniel K. Eshun, who read the biography of the late President, gave his educational background through to how he rose to become President of the nation.
He described him as a father for all, and a second Kwame Nkrumah who had the plight of the people of Nzema at heart, and was ready to develop Nzema to the admiration of all Ghanaians.
He explained that the announcement of the former President’s death came as a big blow to the people of Ellembelle and Nzema, and was hopeful that the peaceful man was resting in the bosom of his maker.
Mr. Eshun expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family of the late President, the former first lady, and Ghana as a whole.
The Member of Parliament (MP), Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, also described the former President as a humble man, and a visionary leader who had many hidden plans for the country.
He said his loss at this time was a blow to the country, but added that the Almighty God knows best.
He, however, pledged the support of the people of Ellembelle to His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, to enable him deliver as the former President would wish.
The many tributes, which were presented, all described the former President as a humble fellow and visionary leader.
They all wished the late President a smooth journey to eternal rest.

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