Mahama signs book of condolence for Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Former President John Dramani Mahama has visited the British High Commission in Accra to sign a book of condolence for Prince Philip.

People across the world have been paying tribute to Prince Philip who has died, aged 99. The Duke of Edinburgh died on Friday, passing away peacefully at Windsor Castle.

After signing the book of condolence on Wednesday, April 14,  John Mahama shared photos in a tweet.

The former President, who is also the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), said the duke “touched the lives of many”.

“He lived a long and fulfilling life during which he touched the lives of many across the World, especially young people.”

He also sent his condolences to the Queen and the Royal Family.

“At this time, our hearts go out to Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family.”

The Queen and Prince Philip visited Ghana in 1961 and 1999.

The couple had four children – Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

They had eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Story filed by Charles Sarpong Amponsah.

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