Akufo-Addo, Mahama and others mourn wife of late General Akuffo, Emily Akuffo
Akufo-Addo, Mahama and others mourn wife of late General Akuffo, Emily Akuffo.
President Akufo-Addo, his predecessor John Dramani Mahama and other dignitaries on Saturday were at the burial service of the late Mrs Emily Akuffo.
The former First Lady died on Friday, April 8, 2022 at the age of 88. Her death occurred a day after the death of former Second Lady, Ramatu Aliu Mahama.
The late Mrs Akuffo was the wife of a former Head of State, Lt. General Fred Akuffo (deceased) who was Head of State and Chairman of the Supreme Military Council in Ghana from 1978 until his overthrow by Jerry John Rawlings on June 4, 1979.
He was executed at the Military Shooting Range in Teshie along with other senior military officers on June 26 that same year.
Mrs Emily Akuffo was the First Lady of Ghana during that period.
Photos: Akufo-Addo, Mahama and others mourn wife of late General Akuffo, Emily Akuffo
Following the execution of her husband, Mrs Akuffo spent the rest of her years at Akropong in the Eastern Region.
The octogenarian was a teacher by profession.
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