Vanguard (Lagos)

24 July 2012

Ghana: Atta Mills - a Great Loss to Africa - Reps

The President of Ghana, John Atta Mills, has died, just hours after falling ill. Vice-President John Dramani Mahama has already been sworn in as the ... ( Resource: Ghana's Mahama Sworn in as President

Abuja — THE House of Representatives, Tuesday described the death of Ghanaian president Mr Atta Mills as a great loss not only to Ghana, but to Africa in general.

In a statement by the spokesman of the House, Hon Zakari Mohammed, said the late president is an embodiment of humility and a honest and transparent leader whose wit and wise counsels on the development of the region would be greatily missed.

"We in the 7th assembly while commiserating with our brothers and sisters in Ghana are consoled by the exemplary life the late politician lived and died for. Similarly the Late Mr Mills will be missed for his politics without bitterness."

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