The death of President John Evans Atta Mills last Tuesday came as a surprise to almost everyone, and many Ghanaians have been placed to a sad mood.
Here, some of our celebs comment on the death of the man many have come to know as Asomdwee Hene.
The president was a very good friend of mine. We lived in the same neighbourhood, attended the same church, Emmanuel Methodist Church and come from the same hometown. The late president consoled me when my son and daughter died and today he’s no more. I am in tears now and really don’t know when I can recover from this. He calls me Abusuapayin and I love to respond the same. He is a gentle and peace loving man and I believe God has prepared a special place for him. He is my mentor, my father and my leader.
Abrantie Amakye Dede:
I will do whatever I can as a musician to console the bereaved family. The news of the President’s death is a sad one since this is the first time in the history of this nation. I am still in shock trying to forget about it but it’s not that easy. Whatever the family has lost due to this tragic death, I pray that the good Lord replaces it. I’m not into politics but I know he is a good man and had the country at heart. May he rest in perfect peace.
This is the time Ghanaians should come together as one no matter our political differences. A peace-loving man that he was but today he’s no more. He was our president whether we liked it or not and therefore have to accord him that respect than people trying to blame others for his death. He was calm, very respectful and a hard working man.
The late president sacrificed a lot for this country and I respect him for that. Nobody should politicize his death. May he rest in peace. I pray for the peace of this nation at this crucial moment when election is just around the corner.
A father indeed he was. He was my mentor and a role model. Although he’s achieved a lot, he never bothered about the bashing he received from people but still went on trying his best for the country. I know the family will find it very difficult to bear with the situation but I hope God sees them through. Prez Atta Mills, wherever you are, I know God is keeping you safe.
Nana Ama McBrown;
I am not saying this because he’s passed on but the late president is a peace-loving man. He was open-minded and a father to all. I wish he had lived longer but God knows best why he called him. My condolences to his wife and family.
The late president’s death was so sudden, someone will say, not this time as the election is just around the corner. Death is unpredictable and I hope this serves as a lesson to the political parties to unite and reason together as one people. My prayer is that God sees us through this elections peacefully.
I don’t have much to say, my condolences to his family, I know it’s a very sad moment for them but I will urge them to take heart. May his soul rest in peace.
DSP Kofi Sarpong
Christians should come and pray for the nation as we continue to mourn the death of our dear late President John Evans Atta Mills. His death came as a surprise to me and although I’m still trying to recover from the shock, I hope nobody tries any move that will create confusion in the country. I loved the late president for his hard work and dedication. Peace unto his family.
My condolence goes to the wife and his family. I know it will be a very difficult time for his wife but I urge her to remain calm and trust the Lord because he Knows best why it happened.
The Musicians Union of Ghana received with a heavy heart the demise of H.E. John Evans Atta Mills. We express our sympathies and condolences to the widow Madam Naadu Mills, the family and the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). May the good Lord grant him a safe haven and keep him in his bosom until we meet again.
No matter our political differences, the news of the death of our president is not something anybody should be happy about. I was so sad to hear the leader of our nation has passed on.
I was in the studio recording. I stopped whatever I was doing and called a few friends to confirm the unfortunate death of the president. In fact, I am still in shock but all I will say is, my condolences to his wife and family and may his soul rest in peace.
I am still in shock now; I was watching the news on television in the afternoon when I got to know that the president John Evans Atta had passed on. This moment, all I will wish is that Ghanaians unite as one people no matter our political differences. It is my hope that the new president, John Mahama leads the country peacefully till December when we go for elections. My condolence to the wife. May God be with him wherever he is.
Ama K. Abebrese;
I am still in shock at the news of the passing of President Mills, a wonderful man, humble and inspirational leader. Ghana, Africa and the world has lost a great man. My prayer goes out to his wife, son and entire family. In this time as the nation mourns, I pray that everyone takes a stand for peace as he did. May he rest in eternal peace!
Nigerian rapper, Vector;
To my brothers and sisters in Ghana, I sympathize with you in your brief period of loss and pray that God rests his soul as I have also read and heard of good things about him. A lot of us here in Nigeria pray with you and the family of the late president for strength to continue in his absence. God bless Ghana, God Bless Nigeria, God bless Africa!
I feel sad for his wife, his son and his family and for Ghanaians because this is such a shock. We should have heart and believe in God’s plan for us as a nation. God knows best. His soul rests in perfect peace because he did a lot to deserve at least that.
Model and Actress, Kendra Etufunwa;
RIP to President Atta Mills, My condolences are with his family and the amazing people of Ghana. God gives and God takes.
I woke up the following morning, hoping it would be a dream. But it is not. I extend my deepest sympathy to his family, his political party and the people of Ghana. I am hoping comfort and peace may come to us all. God bless our homeland Ghana!
Zambian rapper, Mr.Vezzy;
My heartfelt condolences to all my friends in Ghana; we pray for God’s guidance as you go through this difficult stage. I understand how difficult it can be, we lost our third president while he was in office and many will say Zambia is on a totally different course now from that which he charted. We pray that God will give you a smoother transition.
It was with the deepest sorrow that I learnt of the death of president Atta Mills. On this sad occasion, I recall President Atta Mills’s long and distinguished public service and his role in advocating peace. It will be difficult to measure the impact he has made on this country. I offer my heartfelt sympathy to the President’s family and the people of Ghana.
May hee rest in perfect peace; he was a good leader and man of peace!
Ruff N Smooth;
From the camp of Ruff N Smooth, Money Records, we express our sincere condolence to Prof JEA Mills’ family. We say RIP our president and may God place you in paradise. Amen!
I was deeply saddened by the news of the death of our father, he was a wonderful role model and mentor to all, loved and respected by everyone who met him. As we mourn the death of our beloved President, let us not forget his values, honesty, humility, peace and unity among all. Ghana and the entire continent has lost a great man of integrity. I hope we find peace as a nation in the wonderful life he has lived. May he rest in the perfect bossom of the Almighty, Damirifa Due!
Death is a painful thing to witness regardless of whom is happens to. Our thoughts and prayers go out to family of the president. Luv, RnM.
Nigerian Actress, Omotola Jolade;
My condolences to President Atta Mills’ family at this time and my thoughts are for a smooth transition for Ghana.