Finally, the family of the former President Jerry John Rawlings has disclosed the date on which his final funeral rites will be carried out.
In a press release sighted, James Victor Gbeho, the Head of Funeral Planning Committee said that the family in consultation with the government has agreed on December 23, for the funeral.
The statement adds that the funeral rites for the 73-year-old will come off at the Independence Square in Accra.
The former ambassador said, “The family is working in conjunction with government on the finer details of the funeral ceremony and will communicate the arrangements in due course.”
Also, individuals and institutions who wish to contribute tributes to the memory of Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings have been directed to email their tributes to email@example.com.
Jerry John Rawlings, who happens to be Ghana’s longest-serving head of state died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.
The founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) died three weeks after burying his 101-year-old mother, Victoria Agbotui