Breaking News: Akufo-Addo reacts to death of J.J Rawlings; declares 7 days of mourning

Breaking News: Akufo-Addo reacts to death of J.J Rawlings; declares 7 days of mourning

President Akufo-Addo has with sadness reacted to the death of former president Jerry John Rawlings.

In a statement released on social media, Akufo-Addo called on all flags to fly at half-mast for the next 7 days.

He also declared 7 days of national mourning from November 13 to November 20, 2020.

Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party has also suspended all campaigning activities until the 7 days of mourning have passed.

The president also revealed that the government would be working closely with the family of late JJ Rawlings to work on getting a befitting date for a state funeral.

Source: Yen

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