Former president JJ Rawlings kicked the bucket this morning after her suffered from a rather short illness.
The former head of state was known as a charismatic leader and a man for the people.
His strong opinions was cherished by many in Ghana and across Africa and his principles still admired by many.
Rawlings was the founder of New Democratic Congress Party which is the largest opposition party.
His death has put the whole nation of Ghana in a state of grief and mourning.
See how some celebrities mourned his death