Ghana’s former President, Jerry Rawlings’s burial date made public

Late former president of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, will be buried on December 23rd 2020, his family announced on Monday.

The Head of the funeral planning committee, James Victor Gbeho, in a press release on Monday, made it known that the family, in consultation with the government, has agreed on the date.

The burial activities for the 73-year-old will come off at the Independence Square in Accra.

According to Gbeho, “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.”

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Recall that Rawlings, Ghana’s longest-serving head of state and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), died on 12th of November 2020 at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra after a short illness.

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