Former President John Dramani Mahama has called Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on phone to console him on the passing of his mother.
Sources close to the Vice -President said the late mother of the Vice-President had been unwell for sometime now and was hospitalized but passed on early this morning. She was 82
Hajia Mariama was a native of Kpasenkpe in the West Mamprusi district of the North East Region.
She was one of the few girls from the northern part of the country to have gained admission to Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast.
Mr Mahama stated on Twitter on Monday that he had called to console the entire Bawumia family.
“I just got off the phone with my brother, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to console him and the entire family on the loss of their mother, Hajia Mariama Bawumia earlier this morning. May Allah grant her a peaceful rest.”