Jerry Rawlings, Ex-Ghanaian President, Dies From COVID-19

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Jerry Rawlings, a President Ghana is dead.

president died from complications .

According TheCable, it was gathered that ex-president died at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital Ghana, on Thursday morning.

A military ruler, who later joined politics, Rawlings ruled Ghana from 1981 2001.

He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as democratically elected president of Ghana.

A flight lieutenant of the Ghanaian , Rawlings first staged military as a young revolutionary on May 15, 1979, five weeks before scheduled return the country civilian rule.

When the failed, he was imprisoned, publicly -martialed and sentenced to .

After initially handing power over to a civilian , he took back control of the country on 31 December 1981 as the chairman of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC).

He then resigned from the military, founded the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and became the first president of the Fourth Republic.

He was re-elected in 1996 for four years. After two terms in office, the limit according to the Ghanaian constitution, Rawlings endorsed his vice-president John Atta Mills as in 2000.

He was born on June 22, 1947.