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LOCAL NEWS: Rawlings To Be Buried On December 23

Family of the Late Former President Jerry John Rawlings has confirmed that the former head of state will be laid to rest on December 23 in Accra.

According to Head of Funeral Planning Committee, James Gbeho, the family is in talks with the Government to ensure a smooth and successful funeral.

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Mr. Gbeho said, “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 family says 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 tributes@jjrawlingsmemorial.org.

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It is emerging that the funeral will be held at the Black Star in Accra.

The Former Head of State passed on in the early hours of November 12, 2020.

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He was 73-year-old.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith