– President Nana Akufo-Addo lost his ex-wife, Eleanor Akufo-Addo, 30 years ago.
– A memorial service to honor her memory will be held at her final resting place in Asante Mampong.
– Eleanor Akufo-Addo was a lawyer and served as DHL’s first Ashanti Regional Manager.
– The ceremony will include a wreath-laying and a short anniversary service.
– The highlight of the event is the commissioning of the Eleanor Akufo-Addo Memorial Social Centre.
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President Nana Akufo-Addo Honors the Memory of his Late Ex-Wife
President Nana Akufo-Addo, the esteemed leader of Ghana, is preparing to commemorate a significant event in his personal life – the 30th anniversary of the passing of his beloved ex-wife, Eleanor Akufo-Addo. This memorial service, in accordance with tradition, will take place at Asante Mampong, where Eleanor rests eternally. As we pay tribute to this remarkable woman, let us delve into the beautiful story of her life and the lasting impact she had on those around her.
Eleanor Akufo-Addo, formerly known as Saa Nkansah-Gyamenah, was not only the ex-wife of President Nana Akufo-Addo but also a brilliant lawyer and the first Ashanti Regional Manager of DHL. Her grace, beauty, elegance, and politeness were renowned, and she was cherished by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Eleanor’s untimely demise on July 13, 1993, left a void in the hearts of many, especially her daughter from her long and loving marriage to Mr. Akufo-Addo.
To honor Eleanor’s memory and the indelible mark she left on the world, a special ceremony will take place at her final resting place. The event will commence with a solemn wreath laying at her gravesite, symbolizing the love and respect that continues to surround her even in her absence. Following this poignant moment, a short anniversary service will be conducted, allowing family, friends, and well-wishers to come together and reminisce about the cherished memories they shared with Eleanor.
However, the highlight of this commemoration goes beyond a simple memorial service. President Nana Akufo-Addo, in his unwavering dedication to preserving Eleanor’s legacy, will commission the Eleanor Akufo-Addo Memorial Social Centre. This center will serve as a testament to Eleanor’s remarkable life, her unwavering commitment to empowering others, and her passion for making a positive impact on society. It will stand as a beacon of hope, bringing together individuals from all walks of life to support and uplift one another, just as Eleanor did during her time with us.
In conclusion, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s profound loss 30 years ago continues to resonate deeply within him. Through the memorial service honoring Eleanor Akufo-Addo’s memory and the commissioning of the Eleanor Akufo-Addo Memorial Social Centre, he ensures that her spirit lives on, inspiring others to lead lives filled with grace, kindness, and purpose. Let us join together in honoring this extraordinary woman and celebrating the lasting impact she had on our world.
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