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BREAKING: Former Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings is dead

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Rayyan Alhassan
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Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, has passed on.

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He died in the early hours of Thursday, November 12, 2020.

This was confirmed to Citi News by sources close to the family of the former President.

Jerry John Rawlings buried his mother Madam Victoria Agbotui in October 2020.

Madam Agbotui died at the age of 101.

Jerry John Rawlings was born June 22, 1947.

He was a former military leader and subsequent politician who ruled Ghana from 1981 to 2001 and also a brief period in 1979.

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He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected President of Ghana.

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