The state funeral of former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings will be held on 23 December, his family announced on Monday.
The ceremony will be held at Independence Square in the capital, Accra.
James Victor Gbeho, Head of the funeral planning committee, in a press release, said the family, in consultation with the government, has agreed on the date.
“The family is working in conjunction with the government on the finer details of the funeral ceremony and will communicate the arrangements in due course,” the statement read.
The former president died on 12 November at the age of 73, in the capital after a short illness.
Rawlings, Ghana’s longest-serving head of state and founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), died on 12 November at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra after a short illness.