President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday visited family of the late Major Adam Mahama to commiserate with them.
There, he again, expressed his deepest condolences for their loss and disclosed that in agreement with the Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Obed Akwa, the late Captain be promoted to the rank of Major.
He also revealed that a monument will be erected in his honour.
President Akufo-Addo greets the late soldier’s widow, Barbara Mahama
The President also disclosed that a state burial will be held for the soldier who was lynched by residents of Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region.
Barbara Mahama made a widow in her prime
Major Mahama’s father, Capt. Rtd. Adam Mahama
Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Obed Akwa read out decisions the Army and government have made regarding the late soldier
The President was accompanied by Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery; Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Attah; Gender and Social Protection Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba and Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul.
Otiko Djaba oculd not hold her tears
Also with the President were Senior Minister, Osafa Maafo and Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen
President Akufo Addo signed a book of condolence