Barbara Mahama, the courageous wife of the late Major Mahama, has made the decision to share her remarkable journey in a deeply personal memoir titled “RESILIENCE: Reflections from a Widow’s Diary.” This poignant book comes six years after the tragic demise of her beloved husband, Major Mahama.
“The Major Mahama Story” remains etched in the collective memory, recounting a heartbreaking incident that unfolded in Denkyira Obuasi in 2017. Major Mahama, a valiant and heroic soldier, met an untimely and devastating end when he was senselessly mobbed while carrying out his duty to protect the community.
The loss of Major Mahama created an immense void in Barbara Mahama’s life. Left behind were a young, beautiful, and intelligent widow and their innocent children, facing the daunting task of navigating life without their beloved husband and father.
In her deeply moving memoir, Barbara Mahama bares her soul, offering a heartfelt account of the challenges she has encountered on her widowhood journey. She courageously shares the moments of heart-wrenching longing for her departed husband, the overwhelming responsibility of single-handedly raising their children, and the trials she has faced along the way.
This memoir stands as a tribute to Major Mahama’s memory and a tribute to all those who have experienced the profound loss of a loved one. Barbara Mahama’s story is a testament to the power of love, the resilience of the human spirit, and the ability to find hope amidst the darkest of times.