The funeral for Ghana’s longest serving President, Jerry John Rawlings, will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at the Independence Square in Accra, the family has announced.

A statement signed by Ambassador James Victor Gbeho, Head of Funeral Planning Committee said the late president’s family “is working in conjunction with the Government on the finer details of the funeral ceremony and will communicate the arrangements in due course.”

The former military ruler and founder of the NDC died on November 12 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.

The family also stated that “individuals and institutions who wish to contribute tributes to the memory of Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings are reminded to email such tributes to”

Source: Ghana/

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