Major Mahama burial: Police announce road blocks in Accra

Major Mahama burial: Police announce road blocks in Accra

- A burial service with full military honours will be held for the late Major Mahama in Accra

- He was lynched by residents of Denkyira Obuasi on suspicion that he was an armed robber

- Major Mahama left behind a wife and two children

The final burial for the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama will take place at the Forecourt of State House today [Friday, June 9].

The Major's body will be moved from the 37 Military Hospital to the burial grounds for filing pass at 0600 hrs.

Then a burial service with full military honours will start at 0910 hrs at the State House, followed by a procession to Osu Military Cemetery for interment.

Major Mahama burial: Police announce road blocks in Accra

Major Mahama was born in 1985 and died in 2017

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On Sunday, June 11, there will a thanksgiving service at the Light House Chapel International, Qodesh, North Kaneshie in Accra at 1030hrs.

Major Mahama’s family will hold a final funeral rites at the hometown of the late soldier, Bole from June 13 to 15 and Tumu from June 16 to 18 respectively.

Meanwhile, the police have urged the public to take note of some roads in Accra that will be blocked due to the burial of slain soldier.

Major Mahama burial: Police announce road blocks in Accra

A vigil service held on Thursday at Arakan Officers Mess at Burma Camp brought together hundreds of sympathisers.

The Castle Road in Osu, from the AU Roundabout towards the Osu Cemetery traffic light to the State House, will be closed to traffic.

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Motorists using that route will be redirected through the Accra Sports Stadium, to the Ministries, and through the National Theatre to the Central Business District.

Major Mahama burial: Police announce road blocks in Accra

Wife of the late soldier, Barbara Mahama

Major Mahama died in service when he was lynched by residents of Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region.

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