President Jerry John RawlingsThe body of former President Jerry John Rawlings laid in state at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC)

The mortal remains of former President Jerry John Rawlings has been laid in State at the Accra International Conference Centre.

President Jerry John Rawlings

Heads of Security Agencies, staff of the former President’s Office, heads of political parties, and traditional leaders are filing past the body.

Mr Rawlings is expected to be buried on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

Meanwhile, the Jerry John Rawlings Foundation, has on behalf of the Rawlings’ family through the Ministry of Information announced to the media that, “no media house or any recording or picture taking gadget was allowed into the lobby of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) where the mortal remains of the late President His Excellency Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings was laid-in-state.”

President Jerry John Rawlings

Ghana plunges into full-scale mourning today as its citizens and mourners from the rest of the world begin paying their last respects to the late former President Jerry John Rawlings, 73, in a state funeral, which will last until Wednesday, January 27.

The body of the former President was laid in state at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) from this morning for mourners to file past.