First President under the 4th Republic FLT Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, who met his untimely death on 12th November, 2020, funeral was scheduled to commence today with a requiem mass and vigil night.
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made an appearance at the Holy Spirit Cathedral to mourn with Family and Friends of the Late Former President.
The late Former President Rawlings is said to be laid in state from tomorrow 25th January, 2021, for dignitaries and general public to pay their late respect to the man behind the Beautiful Democracy we are enjoying today.
The President took to his social media handle and wrote:
On Sunday, 24th January, I attended a Catholic Requiem Mass, held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral for the late President Jerry John Rawlings, as part of events being held to honour the memory of the first President of the Fourth Republic. May his soul rest in perfect peace.