Jerry John Rawlings has finally issued a statement concerning the death of his mother, Madam Victoria Agbotui.
Madam Victoria Agbotui, the mother of former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, has died at age 101.
This sadden news was confirmed by multiple sources close to the Rawlings’ family. The sources noted that Madam Agbotui had been unwell for some time now.
Former president of Ghana, Jerry Joh Rawlings has spoken on the death of his mother via a Facebook post he shared.
He gave updates on when his mother died and also provided a phone number through which those who wish to pay a courtesy call on them can contact.
His post reads:
“The Office of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, Togbi Agbesi Awusu II, Awadada of the Anlo State, the Head of the Royal Bate Family of the Anlo State and the Agbotui and allied families, wish to inform the general public of the demise of Madam Victoria Agbotui, the mother of His Excellency.
Madam Agbotui died in the early hours of Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was 101.
Former President Rawlings, the Anlo State and the Agbotui and allied families wish to express their gratitude to all who have and continue to express their sympathies.
The family kindly requests all to respect their privacy during this difficult period. All who wish to pay courtesy visits should kindly call 0264444464 to secure appointments.
Details of the funeral of Madam Agbotui will be communicated by the family in due course.”
See his post below:
Madam Agbotui celebrated her 101st birthday on September 9, 2020.
Born in 1919, Madam Victoria Agbotui came into the limelight following her son’s ascension to power in 1979.
She was also the head of the catering department at the presidency during her son’s reign.