The late Former President Jerry John Rawlings will be given a state burial on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at the Independence Square in Accra.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by James Victor Gbeho, the head of the funeral planning committee.
“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 statement read.
Mr Gbeho also indicated that 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 have been directed to email their tributes to [email protected].
Jerry John Rawlings died on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.
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