ACTIVITIES MARKING RAWLINGS’ FINAL FUNERAL RITES OUTLINED
Activities marking the final funeral rites of former President Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away on Thursday November 12, 2020, will commence on Friday January 22 with the main funeral event to take place at the Black Star Square in Accra on Wednesday January 27, 2021. Details of the funeral activities were announced by Caretaker Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on Wednesday, after a meeting with the Funeral Planning Committee, the family, the Anlo Traditional Council and other state agencies assisting with the funeral arrangements. Mr. Oppong Nkrumah highlighted the fact all funeral events will take place under a strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. The national activities will start with a Catholic Requiem Mass on Sunday January 24 at the Holy Spirit Cathedral and a vigil at the Air Force Officers Mess in Accra.
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