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Rawlings Death: Anlo Traditional Council outraged by announcement burial date

The Anlo Traditional Council has expressed disappointment for the total brush aside of the culture and traditions of the Anlo people concerning the burial rites of the overdue former President, Jerry John Rawlings.

Consistent with the traditional Council, the failure of the family and the authorities to include the Council in discussions concerning the date and burial rites of the overdue former President is an in advance to the culture and traditions of the Anlos and have to be remedied immediately

Their anger stems from the reality that the overdue Jerry John Rawlings turned into additionally a “nicely hooked up leader of Anlo land whose unlucky loss of life ought to be handled according to with customs and traditions of Anlo.”

“It needs to be brought to the attention of the public that the traditional council had brought to the attention of the immediate family its concerns on how to proceed with the funeral arrangements and was to have met them for final input into the funeral arrangement,” a press statement signed by the Awadada of Anlo, Togbe Agbesi Awusu II, read.

The Council is therefore calling on the President, Akufo-Addo to remedy the situation by ensuring that the right procedures are followed.

“We take this opportunity to inform Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo who we know is a royal to ensure that the right procedures are adhered to,” the statement read.

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