President mourns Awoonor

President John Mahama who is on his way to New York, USA, has described as a sad twist of fate, Professor Kofi Awoonor's presence at the Nairobi Mall where terrorists killed shoppers including Ghana's former Chair of the Council of State.

In a handwritten tribute while transitting in London, enroute to New York, President Mahama said: "I am shocked to hear the death of Prof Kofi Awoonor in Nairobi Mall terrorist attack. Such a sad twist of fate to place Prof at the wrong place at the wrong time" A writer, Politician and Traditionalist with great wit, sense of humour and very well spoken.

He will be sorely missed by family, friends, and the NDC of which he was a committed member"