A state burial would be held for the late former President Jerry John Rawlings on December 23, 2020, the funeral planning committee has announced.
A statement from the funeral planning committee disclosed that the family of the late president “is working in conjunction with the Government on the finer details of the funeral ceremony and will communicate the arrangements in due course.”
Read the full statement below
PRESIDENT RAWLINGS’ FUNERAL TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 23
The family of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, has in consultation with the Government, agreed that the date for the State funeral of the former President is confirmed for Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020 at the Independence Square in Accra.
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 are reminded to email such tributes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ambassador James Victor Gbeho
(Head of Funeral Planning Committee)