Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku, was one of the hundreds of people who paid their last respects to Major Maxwell Mahama as he laid in state at the forecourt of the State House in Accra on Friday.

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Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama

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Dressed in black, Hanks Anuku, cast a sorrowful figure as he filed past the casket of the late soldier.

Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

The Nollywood actor, who has been living in Ghana for some years now, is known to attend several key national events.

The burial service of the Major Mahama was attended by several dignitaries, including Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia and former president John Mahama.

Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

Bawumia and Mahama exchange pleasantries at the event

It was marked by tears and sorrow as the loss of the army officer dawned on many people.

Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

The burial service preceded the interment of the the soldier at the military section of the Osu cemetery.

Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

Major Mahama's death at the hand of a vicious mob at Denkyira Obuasi last week Monday has shocked the nation.

Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

The officer, according to the police, was mistaken for a robber and lynched after some women in the community spotted his official pistol.

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Hanks Anuku mourns Major Mahama as he goes home Friday

Barbara, widow of the late Major Mahama

He left behind a wife and two children as well his mother, father and siblings.

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