JJ Rawlings has spoken out on George Floyd’s killing.
Former President of Ghana – Jerry John Rawlings has spoken out on the murder of George Floyd.
George Floyd was murdered on May 25, 2020, when Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck for over 8 minutes.
Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down on the road, while Chauvin had his knee on his neck with other 3 cops watching and supporting him.
The incident occurred during Floyd’s arrest in Powderhorn, a neighbourhood south of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was recorded by onlookers which was later released unto social media.
JJ Rawlings in a tweet, said:
“It is heart-warming to see Americans react the way they are to the unfortunate incident.”
He said the incident was “shameful and unfortunate”.
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