The Anlo Traditional Council in a press statement on 30th November, 2020 has expressed its disgust for the gross disrespect shown to the culture and traditions of the Anlo land as far as the funeral arrangement of H.E. J.J. Rawlings is concerned.
According to the release seen by rymcitigh.com, the former president was an installed Chief of Anlo land and as such, his death must be handled in accordance with the customs and traditions of Anlo. Therefore, the purported press statement announcing the funeral plans of the former president backed by the government was uncalled for.
The statement went on to say that the Traditional Council is in touch with Rawlings’ immediate family on how to go ahead with the funeral arrangement since their final input is needed. There was also a call on the actors to correct the anomalies so that the former president would be given a proper send off.
Finally, the Anlo Traditional Council has indicated that it reserves the right to step in to correct the errors and trust that President Akufo-Addo who is a royal to ensure that the right thing is done according custom.
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