Akufo-Addo announces state funeral for Theresa Kufour on November 16

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced a state funeral for the late former First Lady, Theresa Kufuor.

The president at a meeting with the family of the late former first lady announced that a befitting state funeral would be held on November 16, 2023.

He made the announcement on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, when a delegation from the deceased family paid a courtesy call on the President at the Jubilee House to formally inform the Office of the President of Mrs Kufour’s demise.

Her one-week observation is currently taking place at her residence in Peduase, Aburi, on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

The former first lady passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at the age of 87, following illness.

She was the wife of former President, John Agyekum Kufour who ruled Ghana from 2000 to 2008.

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