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General News of Friday, 10 August 2012

Source: myjoyonline

Mills' Funeral Day 3 Updates: President Mahama lights perpetual flame (LIVE VIDEO)

The final funeral rights is taking place at the graveside of the President John E. A. Mills at the Asomdwee park 03:03PM: Pallbearer now carry the casket towards the graveside. They closely folllowed by President Mahama, Dr. Naadu Mills as well as Dr. Cadman Mills.

03:00PM: The pallbearers are drawing the casket on a wheel towards the grave side in a snail pace

02:50:PM: The Cortege has arrived the Asomdwee Park where the remains of the Late President Mills will be interred. The Central Band of the Ghana Armed Forces is still leading the cortege.

There is procession through the principal streets of Accra High Street through the Osu Cenetary area. After which the procession will head to the Asomdwee Park.

01:25PM: President Mahama and Dr. Cadman Mills are waving their flags as the cortege passes by and heads for the Asomdwee Park

01:20PM: The Cortege is now moving from the Independence Square as a military helicopter flies above the Square.

01:16PM: The gun carriage has been brought to the red carpet and the pallbearers who are Warrant Officers have carried the casket and placed it on the gun carriage.

01:11PM: The Airforce pallbearers are marching to the casket to move to the Grave Side. They are being followed closely by the Brigadier Generals of the Ghana Army.

01:09PM: Wreath bearers march to pick up the wreath for the funeral procession to proceed towards the Grave Side.

01:04PM: The Military band delivers the 'Dead March in Saul' to end the ceremony at the Independence Square. watch Video Below