Former president John Dramani Mahama has pledged to continue the fight for peace and unity which late Prof. Atta Mills started.
Mahama speaking at the 8th anniversary and wreath-laying ceremony of Atta Mills said he stood for peace and unity in all spheres of life and has promised to continue that legacy.
Today marks exactly 8 years since the passing of the late former president Prof. John Evans Atta Mills.
“Atta Mills was one who considers all of us his children, today Ghanaians are crying for such a father, one who will see all of us as one. Today Ghanaians are crying for peace and unity. They are crying for a nation where the opportunities will be open to all of us, not a selected few. I will continue his legacy”
Mahama was Vice President to late Atta Mills until he passed on in 2012 where the former assumed office as President.
He subsequently won the 2012 election but was kicked out after 4 years by President Akufo-Addo.
Mahama now the flagbearer of the NDC has selected Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang and they will come up against President Akufo-Addo and Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in the December polls.
John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills served as President of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
Previously he was Vice-President from 1997 to 2001 under President Jerry John Rawlings, and he stood unsuccessfully in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections as the candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He died in office on July 24, 2012, aged 68.