Ghanaian President Prof. John Atta Mills Dies

John Evans Fifii Atta Mills (21 July 1944 – 24 July 2012) was the third President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, having defeated the ruling party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2008 election.[1] He was Vice-President from 1997 to 2001 under President Jerry Rawlings, and stood unsuccessfully in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections as the candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He died of cardiac arrest on 24 July 2012 at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

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  1. Briggs Patrick Alexander July 24, 2012 — 7:44 pm

    RIP john mills.

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