The long awaited date for Late President Jerry John Rawlings burial has been finally released to the general public for the acknowledgment of Ghanains.
Arriving to the final burial date for the late president was rescheduled on several dates. This made Ghanaians a little bit concerned and kept in wait for the official final date was released.
Now, we can confirm the official date has been released by The Ministry of Foreign affairs, the burial of the late head of state begins from January 24th to 26th.
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Arrangement is made that the funeral service will be held at the Accra Conference Center.
The statement read: “‘All diplomatic missions, international organisations and honorary consulates accredited to the Republic of Ghana shall be complimented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana with regard to the former Note Verbale No. PR/CIR of 16 December 2020, informing the late Flt of the postponement of the funeral arrangements. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, former President of the Republic of Ghana, is honoured to notify the late former president of the new dates for the funeral and burial rites as follows:
Laying-In-State from 24th to 26th January 2021 at the Foyer of the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) From 9:00 a.m. to 5p.M. daily; Mass on 26th January, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Accra; Burial Service on 27th January, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Independence Square, Accra.
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Post author: Johnson Agyei