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xxxxxxxxxxx of Friday, 15 November 2002

Source: Graphic

Baffour Akoto laid to rest

Left-to-Right: ex-President Rawlings, Mr. S. K. Boafo (Ashanti Regional Minister), First Lady Theresa, President Kufuor, Asantehene, in a pensive mood at the funeral. President J.A. Kufuor yesterday joined thousands of mourners in Kumasi to pay their last respects to the late Baafour Osei Akoto, 98, a senior linguist of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll. Burial Service was held at the Saint Peter’s Cathedral after which he was laid to rest at the royal mausoleum at his hometown, Hemang.