The John Evans Atta Mills (JEAM) Memorial Heritage launch was announced on Wednesday, January 26 by a group of academics, professional colleagues, students, family, and appointees of President John Evans Atta Mills.
The John Evans Atta Mills Memorial Heritage will be launched on Tuesday, February 1 at the Cedi Conference Centre, University of Ghana, according to a statement issued by the Governing Board of the JEAM Memorial Heritage and signed by its Board Chairman, Alex Segbefia, who was Deputy Chief of Staff during the Mills administration.
Professor Mills’ enthusiasm and commitment to inclusivity, transparency, accountability, and his never-ending pursuit for peace and a better society are anchored in the Memorial Heritage, a non-profit, independent, non-partisan organization.
A statement released said; “Senior Economist and elder statesman, Mr. Kwame Pianim, will deliver the main speech at the Launch. The theme for the Launch is, ‘The man John Evans Atta Mills – 10 years on.’ There will be thematic presentations by Professor Akua Kuenyehia, former President of the International Criminal Court, the Hague, Professor Francis Dodoo, a former Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana and four-time Olympian and Dr. Esther Ofei-Aboagye, a former Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies.”
According to Mr. Segbefia, former President of Ghana and Vice President to President John Evans Atta Mills, John Dramani Mahama, will formally open the JEAM Memorial Heritage.
Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Paramount Chief of the Essikado Traditional Area in the Western Region, will preside over the event.