-State burial is being held for Major Maxwell Mahama
-Many friends and sympathizers are present to mourn with the bereaved family
-Tributes are coming in from everywhere in honor of the slain soldier
Today, June 9 a funeral is being held to honor Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, the soldier who was lynched by some residents of Denkyira-Obuasi, a town in the Central Region of Ghana. In attendance are state protocol, army personnel, family members, friends and sympathizers.
Military Personnel paying their last respects
The security services are up to the task and have already put in place road blocks to ensure that the fallen soldier’s funeral can go on seamlessly.
Chief among the state protocol present at the state burial is the Vice President of the Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia who read a tribute and filled past the mortal remains of the soldier to pay his last respects.
The funeral which is being broadcast on national television has gotten the attention of many people and they are all sympathizing with the bereaved family.
Military presence at the burial grounds in the Accra is massive. They are all there to pay their last respect to their comrade. Some of them could not hide their grief and so they openly shed tears.
Here are some pictures from the ongoing state burial of Major Maxwell Mahama.
A cross section of sympathizers mourning at the burial
A military woman wiping her tears
Wife of Major Maxwell Mahama, Barbara on her way to read her tribute to her late husband
Two military personnel observing the happenings at the burial
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia consoles former president John Mahama
More military personnel showing grief at the burial of their comrade
Soldiers paying their last respects to Major Maxwell Adam Mahama
A military man grieving during the funeral
Major Maxwell Mahama's wife, Barbara being consoled by a sympathizer
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