President Akufo-Addo has declared seven days of national mourning following the death of former President Jerry John Rawlings.
He has also directed that all national flags should fly at half-mast for the next seven days in all parts of the country from Friday, November 13.
The NPP presidential candidate said in honor of the memory of the former President, he has suspended his campaign for the period of the campaign.
“Government will work closely with the family of President Rawlings on the arrangement for a fitting State Funeral for the late President, and will keep the nation informed accordingly,” the President said in a statement, Thursday.
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