Late President Mills'' last journey on earth
8/10/2012 7:32:13 PM -
Accra, Aug. 10, GNA - An enthusiastic crowd followed the cortege of the late President John Evans Atta Mills as he made his last journey through some main streets of Accra to the Geese Park where he will be buried.
A helicopter hovered overhead and the huge crowd followed the funeral cortege from the Independence Square through National Lotteries Authority, Old Parliament House, former Rex Cinema, Movenpick Ambassador hotel, the African Liberation Circle, passed in front of the State House to the burial ground. Some among the crowd waved Ghana flags, handkerchiefs and scarves as the cortege passed by them.
Others were seen using their mobile phones and cameras to capture the scene.
A man who gave his name as Kwabena Gyamfi who told the GNA that the mortal remains of President Mills should have been sent to his hometown in the Central Region before final interment in Accra.
According to him, it would have given the other relatives and townsfolk who could not travel to Accra for the funeral ceremony the chance to pay their last respects to their illustrious son.