30October2014

News in Ghana

Late President Mills to be buried August 10, 2012

The State funeral of the late President John Evans Atta Mills will take place in Accra from Wednesday August 8 to Friday August 10, 2012, a statement from the office of the President said.

 

The statement, signed by the Chief of Staff, John Henry Martey Newman on Friday said the funeral service and burial would be held on Friday August 10, indicating that further details would be communicated in due course.

The statement also said that the period of mourning and lowering of the Ghana flags have been extended until after the funeral.

It directed that all public buildings should be draped in red and black colours as well as the nationalflag to symbolize the state of national mourning.

Source: GNA