The wife of the late Vice-President of Ghana, Aliu Mahama, has died. Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama (neè Egala) died on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
The news was shared by his son, the Member of Parliament for the Yendi Constituency, Farouk Aliu Mahama, who said the late Mrs. Aliu Mahama passed on in the early hours of the afternoon on April 7, 2022, at the Korle bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
“It is with deep sorrow, I announce the passing of my beloved mom, the former Second Lady of the Republic, Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama (neè Egala). She passed on peacefully in Accra at the Korlebu Teaching Hospital earlier this afternoon.”
Her death comes ten (10) years after her husband, who died on November 16, 2012, at the age of 66 from a heart-related complication.
The MP noted that details of the demise and funeral arrangements will be announced subsequently.
“The family has lost a great pillar. Burial and funeral rites would be conducted in accordance with Islamic traditions. Further information will be provided in due course.”