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General News of Wednesday, 18 January 2017


Parliament pays last respect to late Asantehemaa today

Professor Mike Oquaye Professor Mike Oquaye

The leadership of Parliament will today be at the Manhyia palace to pay their last respect to the late Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, mother of the Asantehene.

The delegation led by the Speaker Professor Mike Oquaye will join chiefs and other dignitaries who are commiserating with the Asantehene.

The final funeral rites which enters day three today has already seen other dignitaries including President Akufo-Addo and former President Kufuor gracing the occasion.

Starr News also understands former Presidents Mahama and Rawlings are expected in the Garden City today to also pay their last respect to the late queen.