Previous President John Agyekum Kufuor has seen that the six armed force commanders including previous heads of state who were executed under the Former President Jerry John Rawlings military routine, were unjustifiably killed.
He unveiled during an approach him by groups of the six in recognition of 40 years of their passing that to the extent he is concerned they were never attempted, found liable and executed as per the laws of the nation.
“These individuals have moved toward becoming setbacks in their push to serve the nation. Apparently, they were not attempted in a courtroom and discovered liable to endure discipline endorsed by law”, he expressed.
Assemblages of the executed were unearthed under the organization of Mr. Kufuor and gave over to their separate families for a befitting entombment quite a few years after they were executed through terminating squad at the military Teshie shooting range.
Addressing the improvement, the previous president said “I came into power, I got an appeal and regardless I had even set up a compromise commission to attempt recuperate the damages and wounds inside our locale so they will be harmony for administration. All things considered, I had just four years to administer… the primary term so I needed absolute harmony before I could concentrate on advancement arrangements and turn the nation round as fast as would be prudent. So when I detected the hurt I said let there be compromise and an appeal went to the mansion from the widows”.
Six Generals of the Ghana Armed Forces, including two Heads of State, were executed by the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) under Former President Jerry John Rawlings.
Flt. Lt. Rawlings sentenced them to death over cases of purging the nation of debasement.
These two Heads of State, Lieutenant-General Okatakyie Akwasi Amankwa Afrifa (1968-1969) and General Fred William Kwasi Akuffo (1978-1979) were both shot in broad daylight by a discharging squad at the Teshie Shooting Range in Accra.
Likewise, executed were previous Navy Commander Rear Admiral Joy Amedume, previous Air Force Commander, Air Vice-Marshal George Yaw Boakye, Deputy Head of State and previous Chief of Defense Staff Major-General Robert Ebenezer Abosey Kotei every one of them were individuals from the past Supreme Military Council.
The other was previous Commissioner for Foreign Affairs Colonel Roger Felli.