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General News of Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Source: Bernice Owusuwaa - Ghanaweb

Photo report: Ghana holds memorial service for flood, fire victims


President John Dramani Mahama this morning led the nation to mark the end of the 3 Day inter – denominational memorial service held at the forecourt of the State House, Accra.

Over 150 people lost their lives in a GOIL fuel station explosion near the Kwame Nkrumah Circle after long hours of a heavy downpour which also flooded the city.

Addressing the service, President Mahama advised the nation to stop the blame game and unite to find lasting measures to stop flooding in the country.

The programme was attended by Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and Muhamudu Bawumia, Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates of the New Patriotic Party respectively.

Not forgetting Edward Doe-Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament, Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood, Chief Justice, Ministers of State, the Clergy from all faiths, Members of Parliament and some families of the deceased.

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