Jonathan Describes Rawlings As Soldier Of Masses, Crusader For Social Justice

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Jerry Rawlings
Jerry Rawlings
Jerry Rawlings
Jerry Rawlings

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the people of Ghana over the death of former President, Jerry Rawlings.

Rawlings died on Thursday due to complications from COVID-19 in his home country.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Jonathan , who described Rawlings as a leader who acquitted himself as a soldier of the masses and crusader for social justice, added that he is a courageous statesman and great Pan-Africanist.

 

He wrote, “I extend my deepest condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Ghana over the passing on of former President Jerry John Rawlings.

“As Ghana’s leader under different dispensations, he acquitted himself as a soldier of the masses and crusader for social justice.

“President Rawlings was a courageous statesman and great Pan-Africanist with strong views and drive for Africa’s renaissance and growth. He died at a time the continent needed his wisdom and experience to deal with challenging socio-political issues. May God Almighty grant
his soul eternal rest.”

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