Former President Mahama Suspends Campaign Tour
Mr. Mahama has abruptly suspended his campaign tour of the Ashanti region in the wake of the demise of Former President Rawlings. Mr.Rawlings who passed on Thursday at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra is the founder of the current largest opposition party, the NDC.
The president who was touring the Ashanti region as part of his nationwide campaign programme suspended the tour in order to mourn the passing of the NDC founder Ex-president Jerry John Rawlings. A tweet from the former president’s official twitter account stated
I have announced the suspension of my tour of the Ashanti Region and all NDC campaigns across the country following news of the passing of our founder and former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. May his soul Rest In Peace.