Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed sadness at the passing of Hajia Rahmatu Mahama, the wife of late Vice-President Aliu Mahama.
Hajia Rahmatu died on Thursday, 7 April 2022 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
Reacting to the news of her death in a post on Facebook, Vice-President Bawumia said: “I have learnt with sadness the passing of H.E. Hajia Rahmatu Mahama, former Second Lady of the Republic”.
“Hajia Rahmatu was a loving mother and a great source of inspiration to me. I will miss her dearly.”
The death of the wife of the late Vice-President was announced by her son, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Yendi, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama.
“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,” the MP for Yendi stated.
Hajia Rahmatu was an educationist.
She was 70.