A supposed daughter of late former President Jerry John Rawlings, has been blocked from viewing his mortal remains.
The 52-year-old claimed to be the biological daughter of Mr Rawlings.
One Abigail Rawlings Mawutor said she is the daughter of the late former president. For confirmation, she vowed to willingly subject herself to a paternity test if need be.
Today, January 26th, Abi was blocked from viewing the body of Mr Rawlings which is lying in state at the Accra International Conference Centre.
Mr J.J Rawlings passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 aged 73.
Rawlings will be buried tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
Rawlings Supposed Daughter
Abigail has claimed that she first revealed her identity to popular TV personality, Grace Omaboe otherwise known as Maame Donkono.
She said Maame Dokono gave her money to leave Ghana in 2003 for fear of being assassinated.
Speaking with the media, Abigail stated that “Maame Dokono knows about this. In 2003, I paid her a visit and told her about my story, but she told me if I don’t keep quiet about it I may die. So she gave me money and I left the country.”
She revealed that her mother met Mr Rawlings during his military training days.
According to her, when her mother confronted Rawlings of her pregnancy, he [Rawlings] asked her mother to keep it to herself for fear of being dropped out of school by his guardians.
Proof of Daughtership
She further mentioned some three doctors as her witnesses in addition to Maame Dokono.