The mother of former President Jerry John Rawlings, the late Madam Victoria Agbotui final funeral rites was solemnly held at the forecourt of the State House in Accra.
President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, his wife Rebecca Akufo-Addo, and Vice President Bawumia lead the government delegation to mourn with former president Rawlings.
Conspicuously missing was former president and NDC flagbearer, H.E John Mahama but Vice presidential candidate Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, NDC National Chairman Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, MP for Ketu South Constituency, Fiifi Kwetey and some other members of the NDC were the ones present to commiserate with the party’s founder.
The final part of the funeral cermony will see Madam Victoria Agbotui’s mortal remains conveyed to the Keta School Park in the Volta Region for burial service, then to Dzelukope for private internment.
She born on September 9, 1919, died on Thursday, September 24, 2020, two weeks after she marked her 101st birthday.