New burial date for J.J. Rawling revealed
Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Boctway has revealed the new burial date for former president of Ghanaian, Jerry John Rawlings.
She said from January 24 – January 26, the late president’s funeral will be stationed in the forecourt of the Accra International Conference Centre.
In a statement addressed to the foreign missions in the country he wrote saying;
‘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.