The funeral rites for the late Ga Manye, Naa Dedei Omaedru III, began yesterday with Asafo companies (warriors) parading through Accra streets while muskets were fired.
The Ga Traditional Council later declared that the burial of the Ga State’s Paramount Queen Mother will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2023, as planned.
The program begins today, October 24, 2023, with Asafo companies parading around the streets while shooting musketry. They have already taken to the streets.
Market women will bring foodstuffs and other gifts to the Ga Traditional Council in a procession beginning at 1pm on Wednesday, October 25th.There will be a cultural display, including music, dancing, and tale telling.
The cultural display, music and dance, and story telling with Asafatsemei and Asafoianyemei will resume on Thursday, October 26th, 2023.
We will hold a Vigil on Friday, October 27, 2023.This will begin in the morning with Asafo companies displaying amid musketry shooting.
The Clergy will then arrive at 6 p.m. for a brief liturgy for the repose of Ga Manye’s soul. There will also be spectators.
Throughout the night, the Asafoatsemei and Asafoianyemei will continue their traditional displays, music and dance, and tale telling.
An interdenominational burial service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023, the burial day. which will run from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Following the Service, traditional burial rites will take place, with the Asafoatsemei and Asafoianyemei companies parading the casket through Accra’s main streets under the supervision of the Municipal Security Council and the MMTD.
As we all know, a private burial will take place after that. On Saturday, February 28, 2023, no commercial activities should take place.
On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at 10 a.m., there will be a Thanksgiving Service at Holy Trinity Cathedral of the Anglican Church, off John Atta Mills High Street. Following the service, further traditional rites will be performed.
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