Ghana begins burial service for late president Mills
Ghana on Wednesday begins a three-day an elaborate three-day state funeral for its late president John Evans Atta Mills in the capital, Accra. The country's late president died at the 37 Military Hospital on Tuesday July 24, 2012 after being rushed there for medical attention.
A large number of Ghanaians and foreigners will have the opportunity to pay their last respects to the late President from Wednesday as he is laid in state at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra.
President John Dramani Mahama will be the first person to file past the casket, after which other dignitaries and the general public will have the opportunity to also file past the mortal remains of President Mills.