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SOCIAL: Naadu, family thanks all for their support
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The widow of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, Dr (Mrs) Ernestina Naadu Mills and the Kle Abodo Family of Prampram, on Thursday expressed their gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama, the Government and Ghanaians for their generous support before and during the funeral and burial rites of the late President.
A statement signed by Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, MP Ningo Prampram and Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing on behalf of the family said.
“The family wishes to express gratitude to the Funeral Planning Committee, Members of the Council of State, the Honourable Speaker and Members of Parliament, Her Ladyship the Chief Justice and Members of the Judiciary as well as the Ghana Bar Association and Members of the Diplomatic Corps.
“Similarly, the former First Lady and the entire Kle Abodo Family of Prampram wish to express profound gratitude to the National and Regional Houses of Chiefs and Queen mothers; the leadership of the Christian and Muslim communities in Ghana, the Ahmadiyya Movement and members of traditional religious organisations for their role in giving the late President a funeral befitting the nation’s First Gentleman.”
The widow and the family also expressed gratitude to the officers and men of the Ghana Armed Forces, the Ghana Police Service and the various security services who were on hand to ensure law and order during the funeral and burial rites.
The statement also acknowledged the role played by various professional and social clubs, including the Musicians Union of Ghana, the Ghana Journalists Association, Achimota Old Students Association, the Ghana Revenue Authority, the Ghana Trades Union Congress, Market Women’s Associations and Traders.
It also expressed gratitude for the prayers, words of support and donations that had poured in from Ghanaians, Corporate Ghana and the international community.
The late President Mills, who passed away suddenly on July 24 was buried in Accra on August 10.
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