Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia sympathizes with JJ Rawlings after the death of his mother
Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has on the behalf President Nana Addo paid a visit to former president, Jerry John Rawlings to sympathize with him after the demise of his mother, Victoria Agbotui.
Sharing photos of his visit to the former head of state on Facebook, Bawumia wrote:
This morning, I led a government delegation, on behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo , to commisserate with former President of the Republic, H.E Jerry John Rawlings and family following the loss of his dear mother, Madam Victoria Agbotui. I expressed government’s deepest condolences to former President Rawlings and family for the loss.
May Madam Victoria rest in peace.
Madam Victoria Agbotui died on 24th September 2020 at the age of 101.
She 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.
Victoria Agbotui hailed from Dzelukope near Keta in the Volta Region.
Madam Victoria first entered Ghana’s public space in the 1970’s when her son Flt. Lt J.J Rawlings took over the reins of government in a coup d’etat. Prior to that, she was a head caterer at Ghana’s State House. She’s known for raising her son as a single mother and a strict disciplinarian who made sure she attended the best schools in the country.
May her soul rest in perfect peace!!!