Tribute To HE J.E.A. Mills, President of the Republic of Ghana
By Honourable Saka
"It is with a heavy heart... that we announce the sudden and untimely
death of the president of the Republic of Ghana," a statement released
by the president's office.
It was several weeks ago when you returned from the United States for medical check-up.
For those of us who love our country, we welcome you home and thanked
the Lord for the life of our beloved president. We loved you and prayed
for you, hoping that you would live to fulfil your vision for Ghana.
Little did we know that you would leave us at this critical moment.
Your term of office saw Ghanaians on many occasions, completely
united in glory on the international stage. During President Obama’s
visit to Ghana, the whole world praised Ghana as a model of peace for
Also, during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Ghana under your
leadership made the whole of Africa proud. Ghana has also been a shining
example economically when in 2011, under your leadership; our beloved
country became the fastest growing economy. Even though we’re not there
yet, we still believe that someday, we will be the shining star of
Suddenly, you are no more with us.
Mr President, our hearts are troubled and our eyes are filled with tears.
We still remember when you turned on the tap two years ago, for the
flow of oil production in Ghana. It was a moment of joy, peace and
harmony and hope.
That day will never be forgotten just as you will never be forgotten.
It is very sad that you could not live to witness how this resource
would be managed to impact upon the lives of the people of Ghana and
Africans at large.
Three days ago, you celebrated your 68th birthday in glory. Sadly, you left us just a few days later.
You are in our hearts, our minds, and in our thoughts. We pray for the people of Ghana in this troubled times.
We will meet again one day. Once we're together again it will be a celebration of love.
Even as you leave us in this state of dismay, sorrows, tears and sadness.
We pray that your soul will find rest in the bosom of the Lord. We
also pray that you will tell our ancestors to send us all the guidance
and the blessings we need to fulfil the destiny of mother Ghana.
Rest in peace Mr President
May God Almighty grant you eternal rest. And may He grant your family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Most importantly, may your death, create the biggest opportunity for
the nation Ghana to unite and work together for our common destiny.
Long live Ghana, my beloved country!!
Long live Africa!!
About Honourable SAKAThe author is a writer and a political analyst on African affairs, and a
well-known social commentator in Africa. He is currently seeking to
establish the “Project Pan-Africa (PPA)”, to create a mental revolution across Africa. He is the editor of “The Doctor’s Report”, your most reliable source of critical analysis on African affairs.
Please visit his blog at: www.honourablesaka.blogspot.co.uk and reach him by Email at: [email protected]. Also Visit PPA at www.projectpanafrica.org
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