The family of former President Jerry John Rawlings has confirmed that the former president would be buried on December 23.
A release signed by Ambassador James Victor Gbeho, Head of Funeral Planning Committee, said the date was agreed upon following a consultation with government.
“… 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 said the family is working in conjunction with government on the “finer details of the funeral ceremony and will communicate the arrangements in due course”.
Meanwhile, individuals and institutions who wish to contribute tributes to the memory of Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings have been reminded to email such tributes to firstname.lastname@example.org.