Davido, Ice Prince, Juliet Ibrahim and Nadia Buari are among celebrities who have taken to social media to pay tribute to Jerry Rawlings, ex-Ghanaian president, who died at 73.
TheCable had earlier in the day reported how the former president breathed his last after suffering complications from COVID-19.
His death had come barely two weeks after he buried Victoria Agbotui, his mother.
Since news of his demise broke, tributes have been pouring from friends and well-wishers including celebrities.
Joining the fray, Davido, whose real name is David Adeleke, took to his Twitter page to mourn the late president with a terse post which reads: “RIP Jerry Rawlings.”
RIP Jerry Rawlings🙏🙏🙏
— Davido (@davido) November 12, 2020Advertisement
In the same vein, Ice Prince, born Panshak Zamani, mourned Rawlings whom he described as an “African hero”.
“An African hero Jerry Rawlings,” he also wrote on the microblogging platform.
An African Hero Jerry Rawlings 🇬🇭Advertisement
— Iceprince (@Iceprincezamani) November 12, 2020
Similarly, Juliet Ibrahim, a Ghanaian actress, expressed sadness over Rawlings’ demise, while sending her condolences to the deceased’s family.
“Rest in peace Jerry Rawlings #SadDay. My condolences to the Rawlings family,” she wrote on her Instagram page.
On her part, Nadia Buari, another Ghanaian actress, said Rawlings would be missed, adding that words “can’t fill the vacuum” he left behind.
“Damn… Words can not express the vacuum you’ve left. Rest in eternal glory sir,” Buari also wrote on Instagram.
See more tributes below:
The sun and rain were out at the same time earlier, couldn't have been a coincidence. RIP JJ RAWLINGS
— King of Accra (@kingofaccra) November 12, 2020
R.I.P 💔💔💔💔. Thank you for everything. Ghanaians will always remember you hero. 💔💔💔🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/vor2EdXFjE
— ASAMOAH GYAN (@ASAMOAH_GYAN3) November 12, 2020
The saddest news of this year, my GOD, former PRESIDENT JERRY JOHN RAWLINGS of Ghana has passed on; I'm completely devasted! Good night, an African hero… RIP.
— Dele Momodu Ovation (@DeleMomodu) November 12, 2020
2020 isn’t quitting.
Goodnight Jerry Rawlings. Ghana and Africa is a poorer place without you. pic.twitter.com/qGXXu2uAkx
— Babatunde Koiki (@BabatundeKoiki) November 12, 2020
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