- 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.
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.
The Castle Road in Osu, from the AU Roundabout towards the Osu Cemetery traffic light to the State House, will be closed to traffic.
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 died in service when he was lynched by residents of Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region.
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