Vice President of Ghana , Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has lost his mother, Hajia Mariama Bawumia to the cold hands of death.
According to report, the Hajia who died two days from her 82nd birthday, had been unwell for some time and was hospitalised.
Announcing the sad passing of the woman he affectionately calls Maame, Dr Bawumia said, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my beloved mother Hajia Mariama Bawumia.”
“Hajia Mariama passed away peacefully this morning in Accra. Burial is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in Walewale.”
Hajia Mariama fondly called Maame was born on September 15, 1939, and died at the age of 81. She died two days away from her 82nd birthday.
Vice President Bawumia in a birthday message to his mother in 2019, described her as caring and supportive.
According to the Vice President, he owed his success to his mother who together with his late father laid a firm foundation for him .
Hajia Mariama Bawumia is a native of Kpasenkpe in the West Mamprusi District of the North East Region and was one of the first northern female students to have gained admission to the prestigious Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast in the Central Region.