Ex-President JJ Rawlings' office has confirmed the death of his mother, Madam Victoria Agbotui, but has asked for the family's privacy to be respected by all.
It, however, urged "all who wish to pay courtesy visits should kindly call 0264444464 to secure appointments".
An official statement released today on the passing of the woman many knew as "Auntie Vic", is published below...
The Office of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, Togbi Agbesi Awusu II, Awadada of the Anlo State, the Head of the Royal Bate Family of the Anlo State and the Agbotui and allied families, wish to inform the general public of the demise of Madam Victoria Agbotui, the mother of His Excellency.
Madam Agbotui died in the early hours of Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was 101.
Former President Rawlings, the Anlo State and the Agbotui and allied families wish to express their gratitude to all who have and continue to express their sympathies.
The family kindly requests all to respect their privacy during this difficult period. All who wish to pay courtesy visits should kindly call 0264444464 to secure appointments.
Details of the funeral of Madam Agbotui will be communicated by the family in due course.