The news of the passing of former First Lady Theresa Kufuor on October 1 has deeply affected the nation. She was the wife of former President John Agyekum Kufuor and was known for her compassion, unwavering dedication, and selfless service to the people of Ghana.
In remembrance of her, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed that all flags in Ghana and its foreign missions fly at half-mast. This directive, which began on Monday, will continue until Sunday, October 8, as a tribute to the late First Lady.
President Akufo-Addo has previously lauded Mrs. Kufuor for the invaluable advice she provided to her husband during his presidency. Her insights and guidance were a constant source of support for Mr. Kufuor throughout his tenure.
The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, issued a statement on Monday detailing the President’s instructions and expressing the nation’s collective grief. The statement also extended heartfelt condolences to former President Kufuor and his family, acknowledging the loss of a remarkable woman who touched the hearts of many.
SOURCE: Senali News Ghana