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Former President Rawlings To Be Given A State Burial On December 23

Details on the funeral ceremony for Jerry John Rawlings have been released.

His Excellency Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, former President of the Republic of Ghana who passed on at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra on November 12, 2020, will be laid to rest on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.

A statement signed by Ambassador James Victor Gbeho .

“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.”

The former President died at age 73.

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