Activities marking the final funeral rites of former Head Of State, His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings which is expected to last for four days commenced Yesterday, January 24, 2021, with a Catholic Requiem Mass at the Holy Spirit Cathedral at 2 pm and later with a vigil at the Air Force Officers Mess in Accra.
The former President was laid-in-state at the Accra International Conference Centre. He will be there for two days which is from Monday, January 25, 2021, to Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
His family received the body (Private) at 5 am on Monday before groups including Heads of Security Agencies, politicians, traditional/religious leaders as well as the general public will file past between 8 am to 6 pm.
Mr. Rawlings passed on at Ghana’s premier public health facility, the Korle-Bu teaching hospital in the capital on November 12, 2020.
Story by DFM