By Isaac Amoah-Asare
Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, thirty-One year old murdered soldier, , will be laid to rest today, Friday 9, 2017 at the Osu Military Cemetary, after a burial service at the Forecourt of the State House.
Ahead of the burial, a vigil was held on Thursday at Arakan Officers Mess in his memory.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Body of deceased will be moved from 37 Military Hospital to Forecourt of State House on Friday 9th June 2017 at 0600 hrs for filing past. Burial Service commences at 0910 hrs.
Procession to Osu Military Cemetery for internment after the burial service. Order of procession to the cemetery to be announced during the burial service.
Final funeral rites to be held at the Forecourt of the State House immediately after burial.
Thanksgiving service will be held at Light House Chapel Internatinal, Qodesh, North Kaneshie-Accra on Sunday 11th June at 1030 hrs.
Final funeral rites will be held at Bole fro, 13th – 15th June 2017 and Tumu from 16th – 18th June 2017 respectively.
Adam Mahama was gruesomely lynched and partly burnt by some youth of Denkyria-Obuasi in the Central Region, who claimed they thought he was an armed robber.
He had gone to that part of the country on an anti-galamsey mission with other soldiers.