President Mills’ final funeral rites and burial will take place from Wednesday August 8 to Friday August 10.
The late President’s body would arrive at the Banquet Hall of the State House at 3:30pm on Wednesday August 8, and laid in state, at 4pm.
Viewing of the body then begin until 12 midnight. There will be a vigil at the forecourt of the State House at 6pm.
On Thursday, August 9, viewing of the body would begin from 7am until 12 noon and continue from 2pm to 12 midnight.
Delegations arriving on the morning of Friday, August 10 would have the opportunity to view the body from 7am-8am, followed by the burial service at the Independence Square at 9am.
The burial place of the late President has been announced as the Geese Park on the Castle Drive few meters from the Osu Castle.
A book of condolences would be opened at the conference centre for Heads of State and Governments to sign before and after the burial.
More details soon
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