Dignitaries arrive for late President Mills funeral
Dignitaries from across the world, have begun arriving in the country, to join Ghanaians in mourning the late President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills.
Among those who arrived yesterday at the Kotoka International Airport were Mr. Djinnit Said, Special Representative of the UN to West Africa, Mr. Kassa Tekleberihan, Speaker of the House of Federation in Ethiopia, Mr. Gilbert Pasquet, Special Envoy to the President of Haiti and Mr. Malefetsane Mohahafa, a Special Representative of the Kingdom of Lesotho.
A delegation of Ivorian Traditional Authority also arrived yesterday.
President Mills, 68, died on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012, after falling ill. The state funeral for President Mills, takes place in Accra, form Wednesday, August 8th, to Friday, August 10th, 2012.
The burial date for the late President is Friday August 10th, 2012, and the day has been declared a Public Holiday.