Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings To Be Buried Dec. 23

Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings To Be Buried Dec. 23




The burial of former Ghana president, Jerry Rawlings is scheduled to take place on December 23.

His family disclosed the funeral date of the country’s longest-serving head of state.

James Victor Gbeho, Head of Funeral Planning Committee in a press release, Monday said the family in consultation with the government have agreed on December 23, for the funeral.

The funeral rites for the 73-year-old will come off at Independence Square in Accra.

The statement 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.”

Individuals and institutions who wish to contribute tributes to the memory of Jerry John Rawlings have been directed to email their tributes to

The statesman died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.

The founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) died three weeks after burying his 101-year-old mother, Victoria Agbotui.

The former President died on Thursday, 12 November 2020 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana.