The postponement of the burial date of the former statesman comes after the Office of the Presidency on Tuesday, December 15 requested that the family of the late Jerry John Rawlings select a suitable date for his burial as well as resolve all outstanding issues surrounding his burial.
This move, according to the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare is to help government plan a befitting ceremony for the late statesman.
Government’s request follows the agitations made by the Awadada of Anlo State on government’s declaration of December 23 as the burial date for the former statesman.
According to the Anlo State, the act was disrespectful as the former president died a chief.
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