- The family of Jerry John Rawlings has released new details and directives
- The new details include the family's decision not to hold a one-week observance
- In a statement on Saturday, November 14, 2020, the family also directed visitors to call for prior appointments before coming over
- The statement also debunked reports that Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings was sick
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There will be no one-week observance for the late former president, Jerry John Rawlings, his family has disclosed.
In a statement released on Saturday, November 14, 2020, the family disclosed that there were no plans by them for any such observance.
In this regard, the family has asked the general public to disregard any flyers and communication materials announcing a supposed one-week for Rawlings.
"The general public is also informed that there will be no one-week ceremony. All flyers and other communication announcing such a ceremony are false and should be ignored," the statement partly read.
While no one-week observance has been scheduled, the family will still be receiving visitors who wish to commiserate with them on their loss.
However, all such visits would have to be pre-arrangement for prior appointments to be booked before.
"Individuals or organisations are kindly urged to book appointments by calling 0264444464. Ghanaians from all walks of life are urged to visit the Ghana International Conference Centre to sign the book of condolence opened in honour of the late President by the state.
Due to Covid-19 protocols, the office kindly informs all groups and institutions who obtain appointments that visitors with appointments who arrive at the former President’s office without nose masks will not be allowed in," the statement directed.
The statement shared on Rawlings official Facebook page also debunked rumours on social media that Nana Akonadu Rawlings had been hospitalised saying:
"..She was present when President Akufo-Addo and former President Mahama called on the family on Friday, November 13."
Former President Rawlings passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020. In line with Ghanaian customs, Thursday, November 19, 2020, was expected to be his one-week observance.
Meanwhile, Nathalie Yamb, a lady who claims Rawlings was her soulmate, has taken to social media to share a video of her and former president.
A Ghanaian lady went under the comment section to tell Yamb that Ghanaians do not love her but love Nana Konadu
Nathalie Yamb has replied the negative comments under her post.
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