Mount Vernon,NY. Ernest D. Davis,Mayor of the city of Mount Vernon in
Westchester county, New York has on behalf of the people of the city of Mount Vernon expressed shock and surprise at the untimely passing of Ghana's President, John Evans Atta Mills.
"It came as a shock and surprise to hear news of the sudden passing of President John Atta Mills. The City of Mount Vernon Joins the world in mourning the loss of such a great leader". In a statement, the mayor said prior to the President's Passing, plans were being finalized for Mount Vernon to host a Ghana/New York Expo in order to boost trade relations with Ghana.
"Although we mourn the President Passing, we must continue to pursue, for the benefit of the people. those objective that spur economic growth and opportunity". said Mayor Davis.
He asked for God's guidance and strength for Mrs Mills,his son,the entire Mills family ,the new president , the people of Ghana and for peace to prevail in these trying moments Ghana is passing through.
The Mayor also used the same platform to invite Ghanaian Business men and women to participate in the trade expo.
"I would like to formally invite Ghanaian Business men and women to participate in the Ghana,New York Expo 2012 scheduled for September 14 to September 18,2012 in the City Hall Plaza in Mount Vernon,New York,USA.We have planned four days of activities and that will not only offer trade opportunity ,but will foster greater understanding between the various cultures residing in the city"
Source:Ekow Shalders,ABS NEWS,USA