May Allah grant her rest – Oppong Nkrumah on Aliu Mahama’s wife who died on Thursday

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has mourned the late wife of the late former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama.

Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama died at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital on Thursday April 7, a family statement said.

“The family has lost a great pillar. Burial and funeral rites would be conducted in accordance with Islamic traditions. Further information will be provided in due course,” portion of the statement read.

The former Second Lady died at the age of 70 after battling illness.

“It is with deep sorrow, I announce the passing of my beloved mom, the former Second Lady of the Republic, Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama(neè Egala). She passed on peaceful in Accra at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital earlier this afternoon.

“The family has lost a great pillar. Burial and funeral rites would be conducted in accordance with Islamic traditions. Further information will be provided in due course.”

Reacting to the news in a tweet, Mr Oppong Nkrumah who is also lawmaker for Ofoase Ayirebi said “Our condolences to the Aliu Mahama family, the people of Yendi and the entire nation on the loss of Hajia. May Allah grant her rest.”

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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