Rawlings to be buried at the military cemetery after drive through principal streets in Accra

Rawlings to be buried at the military cemetery after drive through principal streets in Accra

- The late former president Rawlings would not be laid to rest in his hometown like has been speculated

- He would be buried at the Military cemetery in Accra

- Prior to that, the funeral cortege carrying the body of former president Rawlings would be driven through some principal streets in Accra

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Unlike what has been widely speculated that the mortal remains of former president Rawlings would be laid to rest in his hometown, information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates otherwise.

It was announced during the service that the mortal remains of the former president would be laid to final rest at the military cemetery in Accra.

Prior to that, the funeral cortege carrying the body of former president Rawlings would be driven through some principal streets in Accra.

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Rawlings to be buried at the military cemetery after drive through principal streets in Accra

Rawlings to be buried at the military cemetery after drive through principal streets in Accra
Source: UGC

The gun carriage would be carrying the Ghana flag draped casket of the late former president Rawlings.

The cortege would drive through the ridge round about, Osu castle, Giffard road, GBC road, the 37 military hospital, the Burma camp military barracks and finally the military cemetery at the Airport by pass.

The purpose of his cortege being driven through principal streets in Accra is to make people who did no have the opportunity to pay their last respect do so.

The procession through the streets of Accra would be accompanied by a helicopter escort along the routes of the procession.

Source: Yen Newspaper

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