Jerry Rawlings Funeral Date and All Activities for the Burial – Jerry Rawlings funeral planning committee has announced a number of activities to mark the final funeral rites of the late Ghana president starting from Sunday 24th January, 2021 to Wednesday 27th January, 2021.
Jerry Rawlings Funeral Date
On Sunday, they held Catholic Requiem Mass at Holy Spirit Cathedral from 2pm – 4pm
Later in the day they held a vigil at Air Force Officers Mess around 6pm.
Day Two, Monday 25th January, 2021 – Lying in State
5am in Jerry Rawlings family compound in Ghana.
Family of Jerry Rawlings received the body around 5am on Monday, this was a private ceremony.
8am – 6pm
Late Jerry J Rawlings was laid in state starting on, Monday, January 25th, 2021 to Today Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Accra International Conference Centre.
Heads of Security Agencies, Leaders of Political Parties, Staff, Office of Former President J.J Rawlings, Traditional/Religious leaders and members of the general public will file out past Rawlings in a lying in state.
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Day Three, Tuesday 26th January, 2021 – Lying in State
9am – 10am
On the second day, thousands of well wishers including Ghana President Akufo-Addo, Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia, Chief of Staff, First ladies of Ghana, Heads and former heads of Constitutional bodies also join in the lying in state.
10am – 11am
Speaker of Parliament, former Speakers, Members of Parliament will file past the body of the late Ghana leader.
11am – 11.30am
Chief Justice, former Chief Justice and Justices of the Supreme Court will also file past the body of Jerry Rawlings
11.30am – 12.30am
Former Chairmen and members of council of state and ministers of state will file past Rawlings today.
12.30pm – 1.30pm
Members of the Diplomatic Corps will file past the body of the late Ghana revolutionist
1.30pm – 3.30pm
3.30pm – 4.30pm
Day Four, 27th January, 2021 – State Funeral
8am – 9am
The final lying in state for the body of late Rawlings will be during the elaborate State Funeral at the Black Star Square after which burial service go start around 9.10am, Wednesday 27th January, 2021.
Video of Late Jerry Rawlings Lying in State
The video of late Ghana President Jerry Rawlings laid in state has gone viral on social media.