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Rawlings’ first-anniversary mass scheduled for Friday

Accra, The first anniversary commemorative mass for former President Jerry John Rawlings will be held on Friday November 12, 2021. This would be exactly one year since he passed away, a statement signed by Mr Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, said on Wednesday.

The former President passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Thursday, November 12, 2020, after a short illness.

The statement said the Memorial Mass, which would be held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, would be opened to the public.

“The event will also be streamed on the Facebook page of the former President via live-streame on https://web.facebook.com/President.J.J.Rawlings.”

“The service, to be held by the family, will commence at 9.00 am and will last for approximately one and a half hours,” the statement said.

It said the mass was expected to attract people from all walks of life – government officials, traditional leaders, political leaders, members of parliament, diplomats, cadres and many more admirers and sympathisers.

The statement urged Ghanaians who wished to attend to arrive at the Cathedral early, adding that due to the Covid-19 protocols, social distancing seating would be in effect.

“Attires for the occasion will be white traditional or formal and parking will be at the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board car park, opposite the Holy Spirit Cathedral.”

 

Source: Ghana News Agency

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