Tradition, honor, and dignity are the hallmarks of a military funeral and this was no difference from what happened at the funeral of the late Major Maxwell Mahama.
While most of the ceremonial aspects are usually performed at the grave site, an honor guard may be present and have some part in the funeral itself.
As part of the official funeral ceremony, the Ghana Armed Forces handed over the official uniform of the late Major Maxwell Adams Mahama to his family members.
In a video, the military pins what looks like an official button on the brother of the deceased after which they handed over the uniform to him.
This ceremony took place at the graveside and the handing over was done by the official Chaplain of the Army.
Former president Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor were also present at the ceremony alongside Ghanaian celebrities such as Jackie Appiah, Nana Ama McBrown and others.
Meanwhile, investigation into the circumstances surrounding the slain officer’s death are still ongoing.
Currently, about 50 suspected killers who reportedly partook in his lynching at Denkyira-Obuasi have been arrested by police with some officially charged.
The trail of some of the remanded suspects is still ongoing.
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