|Ghana’s President Mills Laid To Rest|
|Friday, 10 August 2012 15:58|
The Mortal remains of Ghana’s late President J.E.A. Mills this afternoon was laid to rest at the Asomdwee Park (Peace Park) here in Accra, the capital city of Ghana.
The late President Mills passed through transition after a short illness on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the 37 Military Hospital.
Earlier, an enthusiastic crowd followed the cortege of the late President, John Evans Atta Mills as he made his last journey through some main streets of Accra to the Asomdwee Part where he was buried.
A helicopter hovered overhead and the huge crowd followed the funeral cortege from the Independence Square through National Lotteries Authority, Old Parliament House, former Rex Cinema, Movenpick Ambassador hotel, the African Liberation Circle, passed in front of the State House to the burial ground.
Some among the crowd waved Ghana flags, handkerchiefs and scarves as the cortege passed by them.
Others were seen using their mobile phones and cameras to capture the scene.
Source: ISD with files from GNA