A wreath-laying to mark the 4th anniversary of the death of former President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, was held at Asomdwee Park near the Osu Castle in Accra, on Sunday.
President Mills died on July 24, 2012 at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra after a short illness.
Present at the event were President John Mahama, the Former President of Malawi, Joyce Banda, Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Hanna Serwa Tetteh, and some executives of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC).
On Monday July 25, 2016, President John Dramani Mahama will inaugurate “The John Evans Atta Mills Memorial Library” at the Chapel Square, Cape Coast at 9:00am, in memory of the late president.
There will also be the 4th John Evans Atta Mills Commemorative Lecture themed “Atta Mills the Servant Leader” will be delivered by the Former President of Malawi, Joyce Banda at the UCC Main Auditorium.
The commemoration is under the auspices of University of Cape Coast, the John Evans Atta Mills Centre for Law and Governance, GIMPA and the Planning Committee under the auspices of the Government of Ghana.
Born on July 24, 1944, at Tarkwa, in the Western Region of Ghana, late President, Professor Mills served as President of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
Professor John Evans Atta Mill was described as “a peacemaker who never made a disparaging comments in public” despite intense criticisms and vilification from his political supporters and opponents alike.
He was the first Ghanaian head of state to die in office.
A day described as “a dark day which shook Ghana.”
May His Soul Continue To Rest In Perfect Peace.