The family of the late President Jerry John Rawlings will sometime in the afternoon, Friday, November 12, 2021, hold a recognition mass to stamp the primary commemoration of his passing.
The late J.J. Rawlings kicked the bucket on November 12, 2021 at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a short ailment.
The Remembrance mass will be held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral at Adabraka in Accra.
About Jerry John Rawlings
Jerry John Rawlings was brought into the world on June 22, 1947.
He was a previous military pioneer and accordingly turned into a legislator who managed Ghana from 1981 to 2001, and furthermore for a concise period in 1979.
He drove a tactical junta until 1992, and afterward served two terms as the justly chosen President of Ghana.
Rawlings at first came to drive in Ghana as a flight lieutenant of the Ghana Air Force following an overthrow dtat in 1979.
Preceding that, he drove a fruitless upset endeavor against the decision military government on 15 May, 1979, only five weeks before planned vote based races were because of occur.
After at first giving control over to a non military personnel government, he assumed back responsibility for the country on 31 December 1981 as the Chairman of the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC).
In 1992, Rawlings left the military, established the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and turned into the primary President of the Fourth Republic. He was reappointed in 1996 for four additional years.
After two terms in office, the limit as per the Ghanaian Constitution, Rawlings embraced his Vice-President John Atta Mills as official applicant in 2000.
Training and Military profession
Rawlings completed his optional schooling at Achimota College in 1967.
He joined the Ghana Air Force without further ado a short time later.
In March 1968, he was presented on Takoradi, in Ghanas Western Region, to proceed with his investigations.
He graduated in January 1969, and was dispatched as a Pilot Officer, winning the pined for Speed Bird Trophy as the best cadet in flying the Su-7 ground assault supersonic stream airplane as he was gifted in aerobatics.
During his administration with the Ghana Air Force, Rawlings saw a decay in discipline and spirit because of debasement in the Supreme Military Council (SMC).
As advancement carried him into contact with the favored classes and their social qualities, his perspective on the treacheries in the public eye solidified.
He was in this way respected with some disquiet by the SMC.
After the 1979 overthrow, he included himself with the understudy local area of the University of Ghana, where he fostered a more radical philosophy through perusing and conversation of social and political thoughts.