Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama, the former second lady, has passed away in Accra at the age of 70, her family has confirmed.
She died today (Thursday 7 April 2022) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.
Hajia Aliu Mahama was the wife of the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama, the vice-president of Ghana in the governments of John Agyekum Kufuor.
“I am sad to learn about the passing of former Second Lady Hajia Ramatu Aliu Mahama. Hajia was a mother to all and will be fondly remembered,” posted the current Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, on Facebook.
“May Allah grant her Jannatul Firdaus,” Hajia Bawumia added.