Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

The final funeral rites of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) stalwart, Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, has been held at the forecourt of the State House in Accra.

Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

The funeral rite in honour of the late former New Patriotic Party (NPP) chairman, Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey

The funeral of the former NPP national chairman was attended by hundreds of Ghanaians, including President John Mahama, former President John Kufuor and flagbearer of the opposition party Nana Akufo-Addo.

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Jake died in London on March 19, where he had gone for kidney treatment, family sources revealed.

Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

The family of Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey at the funeral

Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra
Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra
Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

Flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the funeral

Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra
Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra
Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

NPP running-mate, Dr Mahammudu Bawumia and his wife Samira, at the funeral

Jake's final funeral rites held in Accra

He was minister of Tourism and Modernization of the Capital (2002–05) and Minister of Information.

He resigned his posts in July 2007 to campaign for the NPP nomination for the 2008 Presidential elections.

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