Sports personalities in Ghana and beyond have been eulogizing the late Ex President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away in the early hours of Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
The Ghana Football Association was among the first to commiserate with his family as every Black Stars player wore a black armband to mourn after the demise of J. J Rawlings.
— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) November 12, 2020
As part of mourning Rawlings’ death, there will be a minute silence at every league game in match week one.
GFA mourns late President Rawlings: Premier League Clubs to observe a-minute silence on Match-day 1 of new season https://t.co/jk6ye7Ss4f
— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) November 13, 2020
Below is a thread of some sporting personalities or members of the sporting fraternity who joined mourn the death of Jerry John Rawlings.
R.I.P 💔💔💔💔. Thank you for everything. Ghanaians will always remember you hero. 💔💔💔🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/vor2EdXFjE
— ASAMOAH GYAN (@ASAMOAH_GYAN3) November 12, 2020
REST WELL SIR 🕊🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/NrFgBTgZsm
— Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku (@kurtokraku) November 12, 2020
My sincere condolences to my dear Ghanaian Brothers for the loss of The President @officeofJJR
He was a strong believer of democracy, a leader who worked hard for a social and economical transformation while leading by example
🇬🇭🙏🏾 #RIPJerryRawlings #Ghana pic.twitter.com/D5P5Wz1uqW
— Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) November 13, 2020
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— ACCRA GREAT OLYMPICS (@AccraGtOlympics) November 13, 2020
Words can’t express how sad we are at the loss of one of our biggest fans. We are stunned by this sudden news and deeply saddened by the massive loss; we sympathize with the bereaved family. Our condolences.
— Phobians (@HeartsOfOakGH) November 12, 2020
Rest Well Sir pic.twitter.com/4eAnPzQUbo
— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) November 12, 2020