- The final funeral rite of the late Ga Manye (Queen Mother) is underway at the Ga Mantse Palace in Accra
- First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Dr Bawumia, and several other dignitaries have arrived to pay their last respects
- Here is a live video of the ongoing pre-burial service, where there is a display of breathtaking Ga traditional culture
The funeral of the late Ga Manye of the Ga State, Naa Dedei Omaedru III, is underway in Accra, alongside traditional rites and the display of beautiful Ga culture.
Several activities, including rituals, are being performed for the deceased Queen Mother at the Ga Mantse Palace.
Prominent personalities, including the First Lady, Her Excellency Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and his wife, Second Lady Samira Bawumia, the Chief Justice, Gertrude Torkornoo, and many other dignitaries have paid their last respects to the late Queen.
Watch the live video of the funeral below:
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Shops at Circle Tiptoe Lane and Dome Market closed for the funeral of the late Ga Manye
Relatedly, YEN.com.gh reported that several shops in principal markets and communities in Accra have been closed for the final funeral rites of the late Ga Manye Naa Dedei Omaedru III.
It follows a directive from the Ga Traditional Council as part of activities tabled to observe the funeral of the deceased Queen Mother.
Shops at Circle Tiptoe Lane and Dome Market have been closed in compliance with the directive.
John Dumelo's meltdown at his mum's burial service
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that actor/politician John Dumelo could not handle the sight of his late mum lying in a casket at her pre-burial church service at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, Accra.
The Ghanaian film personality attempted to hold back emotions but failed as he broke down with tears flowing down his face.
At one point, the actor had to bend his head while shedding tears. Family members surrounded Dumelo, including actress and film producer Selassie Ibrahim, at the funeral service.
Ibrahim Mahama mourns with John Dumelo
The Engineers and Planners founder arrived at the service in the company of loved ones before John Dumelo approached to welcome him at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, Accra.
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