Photo of J.J Rawlings lying in state pops online

A viral photo sighted online by Adepanews.com has the corpse of late former President Jerry John Rawlings lying in state.

The sad photo captures the face of late former president Rawlings showing his grey beard and hair and dressed in full military high honors.

The body of the first president of Ghana’s 4th Republic was laid-in-state at the Accra International Conference Centre.

In addition to the general public, heads of security agencies, leaders of political parties along with traditional leaders among others, were expected to file past the body from 8 am till 6 pm today.

From 9 am till 4:30 pm on Tuesday, January 26, the President and the Vice-President, their respective spouses and other high ranking members from the Judiciary and the Legislature, will also get the opportunity to file past the body of former President Jerry John Rawlings.

The state funeral for the late former President Rawlings will be held at Independence Square in Accra from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

See the photo below;

Photo of J.J Rawlings lying in state pops online