Panafrican News Agency

Ghana condoles with Kenya over death of former President Mwai Kibaki

Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday condoled with the government and people of Kenya over the passing of former President Mwai Kibaki.

Kibaki dies on Thursday, 21 April at the age of 90. 

In a tweet, President Akufo-Addo declared: "I extend on behalf of the people and government of Ghana my heartfelt sympathies and condolences to President Uhuru Kenyatta, the people and government of Kenya over the death of the historic third president of the Republic of Kenya His Excellency Mwai Kibaki.

"We take the occasion to renew the ties of friendship and bonds of cooperation that exist between the Ghanaian and Kenan peoples. May his soul rest in perfect peace."

Mwaki was born on 15 November, 1931, and succeeded Kenya's longest reigning leader Daniel Arap Moi in 2002.

He handed over power to current President Kenyatta in 2013.

Meanwhile, all flags in Kenya are flying at half-mast in honor of the former Kenyan leader.

President Kenyatta has declared a state funeral with full military honors for Kibaki.

-0-PANA RA 26April2022.