Today (November 19, 2020) marks exactly one week since the passing of Former President Jerry John Rawlings.
The book of condolence opened in his honour at the Accra International Conference Center entered the fifth day designated for heads of institutions and the public.
Speaking to the media, the Methodist Bishop of Accra, Rev. Samuel Osabutey described the Former President as a down-to-earth person who saw leadership as service to mankind.
A Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration under the erstwhile Mahama Administration, Dr. Emmanuel Bombande, asked Ghanaians to use the death of the former President as a turning point to heal the nation.
He called for an end to the over-partisanship which has eaten deep into the national fabric.
The Human Resource Manager of Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Nana Akua Korankye Sampa, extolled the virtues of the Former President describing him as an epitome of bravery, probity and accountability.