In a short speech after he was sworn-in by the Chief Justice President John Mahama said “I lost a father, a friend and a senior colleague.”
According to him, the president died at 2:15 pm after a short illness.
In a sombre mood and a heavy heart, President Mahama on behalf of the government and the people of Ghana extended his condolences to the family of the late president.
He said Prof John Mills was a humble and modest person throughout his years public life and the finest tribute to give the late president is to maintain unity and stability in the party and country as a whole.
Watch the video of President John Mahama’s swearing in below:
Source Joy News Ghana