Anlo Traditional Council To Organize Funeral For Rawlings Without His Body

Drama is about to unfold in Ghana as The Anlo Traditional Council has hinted on holding a ‘proper’ funeral for the late former President Jerry John Rawlings.

The late former President was buried yesterday at the Military cemetery in Accra. The states burial did not see any Anlo traditional council member present. Click here to read why.

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Their fight to have Rawlings buried in his hometown was nullified even when they petitioned Torgbui Agbesi Awusu II, the Awadada of Anlo to demand the body of former President.

A new report filed by CitiFM says the Anlo Traditional Council is planning to hold a befitting burial for the former president even with the absence of his body.

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The Secretary to the local funeral planning committee of Anlo Traditional area, Agbotadua Kumasah said Rawlings was installed as a chief in Anlo, so it was just right to have funeral rites done in his honor.

“Until his burial today, we were expecting his body to be released to us so now that they are going to bury him in Accra, we as Anlos will organise our own traditional burial for him,” he was quoted to have said.

SOURCE: GhanaCelebrities.Com


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