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Rawlings Death: State Funeral For J.J Rawlings To Be Held On December 23

Former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings will be buried on December 23, the family of the late President has said in a statement released.

This was announced by the family after its consultation with the Government.

“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,” a statement from the family noted.

Find below the full statement

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 tributes@jjrawlingsmemorial.org.
Signed:
Ambassador James Victor Gbeho
(Head of Funeral Planning Committee)

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