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General News of Friday, 9 June 2017


Vigil held for late Major Mahama

Hundreds of sympathizers on Thursday evening thronged the Arakan Mess at Burma Camp to partake in a vigil held in honour of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, who was brutally murdered on Monday, May 29th.

The two-hour program was attended by the hierarchy of the Ghana Armed Forces and several government officials.

It was also used as an opportunity to console the family and wife of the fallen hero, Barbara Mahama.

Friends and family, clad in black and red, converged at the mess hall amidst a morose atmosphere as mourners shed tears and voiced their sorrows.

Major Mahama’s body will be moved from 37 Military Hospital to Forecourt of State House today [Friday] 9th June at 6:00am for a filing past.

The burial service will commence at 9: 10 am. This will be followed by a procession to Osu Military Cemetery for internment.

A Thanksgiving service will be held at Light House Chapel International, Qodesh, North Kaneshie-Accra on Sunday 11th June at 1030 hrs.

His final funeral rites will be held at Bole fro, 13th to 15th June 2017 and Tumu from 16th to 18th June 2017 respectively.