Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has also paid tribute to civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis.
The Georgia Democrat died Friday aged 80.
In a social media post, President Akufo-Addo described Mr. Lewis’ life as one that was well-lived.
About John Lewis
Lewis was one of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, which included Martin Luther King Jr, and helped organise the historic 1963 March on Washington.
As a congressman he was a Georgia Democrat, and represented an area which covered most of its capital Atlanta.
In December 2019 Lewis announced that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Story by: Jeffrey Nyabor | universnewsroom.com