Details For Rawlings’ State Funeral Finally Released – Date, Venue
The date and venue for the funeral of the late former president, Jerry John Rawlings have finally been announced by the family of the former head of state.
James Victor Gbeho, Head of Funeral Planning Committee in a press release, Monday said the family in consultation with the government have agreed on December 23, for the funeral.
The funeral rites for the 73-year-old will come off at Independence Square in Accra.
The former ambassador said, “The family is working in conjunction with the government on the finer details of the funeral ceremony and will communicate the arrangements in due course.”
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 protected]
The statesman 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.