The Sports Writers’ Association of Ghana (SWAG) has noted with profound sadness the passing of former President Jerry John Rawlings.
On behalf of the Council of Patrons, Executive Council and the entire membership of SWAG, the Association extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved family, the government, the people of Ghana and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of which the former President was its Founder.
As Ghana’s longest serving Head of State, the SWAG and its individual members had many fruitful and memorable engagements with the former President at many state and public platforms.
According to the sports history of Ghana, the late former president Jerry John Rawlings helped shaped the sports industry during his time as a leader.
It is very remarkable today of his involvement in the uplift of Ghana sports and he shall forever remembered in the sports industry as well as its fraternity.
It is with evidence what Mr. J.J Rawlings did aside his government engagement in the sports industry, he personally had passion for the youth engagement in sports. Though he doubled as military officer, he did not throw away the development of sports.
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Today in history, he is resting in the bosom of his maker but SWAG and all sports beings are remembering his devotional achievements.
May His Soul Rest In Perfect Peace.