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“Atta Mills Was Tortured And Bruised” – Naadu Mills Reveals How Atta Mills Died



“Atta Mills Was Tortured And Bruised” – Naadu Mills Reveals How Atta Mills Died

The wife of the late former President, Prof. John Evans Fiifi Atta-Mills, Ernestina Naadu Mills, has narrated how in her husband’s quest to serve his nation as the highest office president, he was humiliated despite his selflessness.

According to her, the late President in spite of whatever he was facing on the political battlefield, stood firm to his core values “of truth, simplicity, honesty and abiding respect for all.

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On 24th July which marked 10 years after the demise of Prof JEA Mills, Madam Naadu Mills intimated that his husband was bruised, tortured and battered to death.

In a speech delivered on her behalf at the 10th anniversary Commemorative Lecture for the late President, Naadu Mills said;

“It has been 10 years of solitude since I lost Fiifi, my husband, friend, and confidant. Ours was a rather quiet and private life until a higher national duty came calling. Then suddenly, we found ourselves in the public limelight with its accompanying opportunities and challenges.

Fiifi was often battered and bruised on the battlefield of politics but he held firm to his values of truth, simplicity, honesty and abiding respect for all. These were the qualities I loved about him.” she said [reported by Joy News].

Although the cause of Prof JEA Mills’ death other than the fact that he was severely sick has not been revealed to the public, there have been pockets of speculations concerning what killed him.

Friends, confidantes, and family members have sometimes pointed fingers accusingly at the negligence of one party to the other.

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Other names have been featured as people who potentially had a role to play in JEA Mills’ death directly or indirectly.

Mrs Mills revealed that serving at the highest levels of government was an opportunity for her husband to help change the character of Ghana politics for the better. So she believes that posterity will honour him for his sacrifice for his country.

She has, however, lamented the fact that she has been alone for ten years since the death of the late President, who was her friend, husband, and confidante.

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