Social media has been flooding with mixed reactions after a tweet allegedly predicting the death of Rawlings surfaced online.
In the tweet which was shared by a netizen with the handle, @LailaLiman reads” Ghana is about to be shook by the tragic passing of someone everyone least expected! Oh my God!!!!”
Due to this many netizens have linked the tweet to the sudden death of Rawlings.
His untimely death has shocked all and sundry with condolences pouring in from all walks of life to his bereaved family.
Check out some of the Twitter reactions below;
Social media has since the announcement of the death of Rawlings gone gaga with different reactions from tweeps and prominent personalities with some sharing their fond memories and encounters with the former president.
JJ Rawlings is reported to have died from the novel coronavirus at Korle Bu teaching hospital in the early hours of Thursday 12 November 2020.
He was receiving treatment at the hospital’s intensive care unit when he passed on.
Reactions to the tweet have shocked netizens with some still in disbelief. JJ Rawlings until his demise was the longest-serving president in the history of Ghana. He was a Ghanaian military officer and politician who led the country from 1981 to 2001 and also for a brief period in 1979.
He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected President of Ghana.
He leaves behind a wife, who is currently the flagbearer of the NDP Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, and four kids.
By: Naa Ayorkor Laryea