Mills Burial Place In Deplorable State, Brother Threatens To Exhume Body

Five years after the death of former Ghana’s President, John Evans Atta Mills, details are emerging that his burial ground is in a very deplorable state.Mills, the first Ghanaian head of state to die in office was buried at the Asomdwe Park in Accra.The shocking revelation was made by the MP for the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) and brother of the late leader, Samuel Atta Mills ahead of the late President’s 73rd birthday anniverssary in Accra.According to the legislator, the deplorable nature of the place does not befit the status of his late brother and has threatened to exhume the body for a befitting burial at his own cost if the state will not take steps to maintain the place.“The park is nothing to write home about. It is so sad what we are doing. If it has to come to me to exhume the body and take it to a proper place I am prepared to do it.“If the state is not ready to take care of it we would have to advise ourselves.”John Evans Atta Mills served as President of Ghana from 2009 to 2012. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, having defeated the ruling party’s candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2008 election.He was previously the Vice-President from 1997 to 2001 under President Jerry Rawlings, and he contested as presidential candidate on the ticket of the NDC in the 2000 and 2004 general elections  but lost on both occassions.He died in 2012 at the 37 Military Hospital after battling an unknown ailment for sometime. Call our Editor on 0209391902 or click here and inform us via Whatsapp.You could equally email your stories or articles to and we’ll surely put them online

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