Former president of Ghana’s, Jerry Rawlings, will be buried on January 27, 2021.
Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this to the international community and diplomatic missions.
According to media reports on Tuesday, Rawlings, who died on November 12, 2020, will lie in state from January 24 to 26 at the Foyer of the Accra International Conference Centre.
The statement noted there will be a funeral mass on January 26 at the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Accra and a burial service on January 27 at the Independence Square in Accra.
The funeral which was initially fixed for December 20, 2020, had been postponed indefinitely after concerns raised by his maternal family and elders.