The family of former President Rawlings family have visited the Manhyia Palace to formally inform the Asantehene, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II of his death.

The five-member delegation included the eldest daughter of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) founder, Dr Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, and her brother, Kimathi Rawlings as well as Ambassador Victor Gbeho and cousin of the deceased, Michael Soussoudis with Johnny Blagogee.

The visit to Manhyia Palace also gave Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II the opportunity to sign the book of condolence opened in honour of the country’s longest-serving President.

The first President of the Fourth Republic died on Thursday, November 12, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.

The family is yet to set a date for the burial of the charismatic leader.