In an image trending on social media, several netizens are busily trying their luck on some numbers today which have a connection with the demise of the former first gentleman.
Many gamblers are busily betting their monies that the date of birth or the death date of Papa J will likely appear in the results of either Thursday Fortune, Friday Bonanza, or National on Saturday. So far, we have some people stake these numbers: 6-22-19-47 or 10-11-12-20.
During his term in Government, He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected President of Ghana.
He achieved political and economic stability in a region rife with conflicts (for example Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone).
JJ Rawlings created 110 districts through non-partisan district level elections. Education, infrastructure developments and healthcare all devolved to the district level during his term in office.
The annual government subvention by law goes to the district which is something unthinkable in many other African countries.