The family of former President Jerry Rawlings has announced the funeral date of the country’s late head of state.
The funeral date of the lte President, Jerry John Rawlings, is expected to hold on 23rd December 2020.
James Victor Gbeho, Head of Funeral Planning Committee in a communique, disclosed that the family of Jerry Rawlings in conjunction with the government have decided on December 23, for the funeral.
The funeral rites for the deceased will take place at Independence Square in Accra.
The statement 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 wans to contribute tributes to the memory of Jerry John Rawlings have been asked to send their tributes via email 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.
The former President who died on Thursday, 12 November 2020 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana.