A one-week memorial ceremony for victims of last Wednesday’s flood and fire disaster is underway at the forecourt of the State House in Accra.
Kasapafmonline.com‘s Stephen Odoi-Larbi reports that family relations of some of the deceased are present.
The event is being attended by some key state officials including President John Mahama, and Vice Kwesi Amissah-Arthur.
Some political parties including opposition leader Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, and his running mate Dr. Bawumia, are also present.
Other dignitaries present include former Presidents John Agyekum Kufour, and Jerry Rawlings, Speaker of Parliament Edward Doe Adjaho, Chief Justice Georgina Wood, some regional ministers, Metropolitan Chief Executive, ministers of state and the clergy.
Last Wednesday’s disaster is Ghana’s worst in recent times. Losses are still being counted.