Major Mahama's Thanksgiving Service held at LightHouse Chapel in Accra

Major Mahama's Thanksgiving Service held at LightHouse Chapel in Accra

The late Major Maxwell Mahama's Thanksgiving Service was held on Sunday, at the Lighthouse Chapel International, Qodesh in North-Kaneshie, Accra.

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The service follows the state burial ceremony for the deceased army officer which was held at the forecourt of the State House in Accra, on Friday June 9.

Thanksgiving service held for late Major Mahama

State burial for Major Mahama

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The service was presided over by Bishop Eddie Fabin, who in his sermon comforted the family, asking them to look to God for the peace and joy that will certainly find them again.

He also encouraged the family to remain strong and steadfast during their difficult period, as the promises of God will be fulfilled in their lives.

Thanksgiving service held for late Major Mahama

Widow of Late Major Mahama being comforted by Mrs. Adelaide Heward-Mills

Among the dignitaries in attendance at the service were the Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo, the Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul, Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Obed Akwa, and the General Commanding Officer (GCO) of the Southern Command of the Ghana Armed Forces, Brigadier General Thomas Oppong Peprah.

In addition to the family members present, were colleagues from the Armed Forces, as well as many other sympathizers.

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Major Mahama's final funeral rights will be held in Bole and Tumi in the Northern Region, from 13th to 15th June and 16th to 18th June respectively.

Watch the service below:

(Video credit: Ghanaweb.com)

The Major is survived by a widow and two sons.

Meanwhile, over 50 persons have been arrested on suspected involvement in the lynching and murder of Major Mahama, which occurred on May 29, in the Denkyira-Obuasi town in the Central Region.

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