The first daughter of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, has officially confirmed her father's passing and demanded privacy for the Rawlings family.
In a press statement sent out today, November 12, 2020, Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings said the man credited with the Fourth Republic "passed away on Thursday morning after a short illness", adding "the family requests privacy at this difficult moment".
The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Klottey Korle Constituency in Accra, stated that details of funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.
Below is the statement
November 12, 2020
PRESIDENT RAWLINGS PASSES AWAY
It is with deep sadness that the family of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings (Rtd), informs the general public that the former President of the Republic, passed away on Thursday morning after a short illness.
The family requests privacy at this difficult moment.
Details of funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.