The mortal remains of the late Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings (Rtd.) was laid to rest today, January 27, 2021, after a State funeral at the Black Star Square, Accra.
The late Jerry John Rawlings died on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, aged 73, after a short illness.
The national activities leading to the burial of the former president, started on Sunday (January 24, 2021), with a Catholic Requiem Mass at the Holy Spirit Cathedral and a vigil at the Air Force Officers Mess in Accra,
On Monday, January 25th, and Tuesday, January 26th the late Jerry Rawlings was laid in state at the Accra International Conference Centre to allow for the members of the public to pay their last respect
After the funeral, Rawlings was laid to rest at the military cemetery in Accra.
May his soul rest in peace.