The U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan has eulogized late former President Jerry John Rawlings for his ‘immense’ contribution towards the democracy and economic development of Ghana.
According to her, “President Rawlings is recognized worldwide for steering Ghana’s transition from authoritarian rule to a multi-party democracy. Ghana’s achievements as a leader in economics, peace, and democracy, both in the region and beyond, form an important part of his enduring legacy.”
The U.S. Ambassador to Ghana made this comments in a statement after she signed the condolence book for Former President Jerry John Rawlings on behalf of the U.S Government.
She sympathised with Ghanaians and the family of the late famous politician.
“On behalf of the government and people of the United States, I offer our sincere condolences to the government and people of Ghana on the passing of His Excellency former President Jerry John Rawlings on November 12. I extend our deepest sympathies to the bereaved family, especially to former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and their children. We join Ghana in mourning the loss of this towering figure. May he rest in peace,” the envoy stated.