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12.01.2021 Headlines

Rawlings goes home on January 27

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Later ex-Ghana President JJ Rawlings
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Later ex-Ghana President JJ Rawlings

Former Ghana President, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings will be buried on January 27, 2021, Modernghana News can report.

The ex-military and democratic leader of Ghana passed on November 12, 2020 after battling a short illness at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

In a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration to Diplomatic Missions, International Organizations, and Honorary Consulates, the government has confirmed that the late JJ Rawlings will be laid to rest on January 27.

“Burial Service on 27th January 2021 from 9:00a.m to 11:00a.m at the Independence Square,” part of the press release from the Ministry has said.

Before that though, the body of JJ Rawlings will be laid in state from 24th to 26th January 2021, at the Foyer of the Accra International Confronted Centre (AICC) from 9:00a.m to 5p.m daily.

There will also be a mass on 26th January 2021 from 9:00a.m to 11:00a.m at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Accra.

Below is the letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration:

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Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

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