Akuffo-Addo leaves for funeral of late Ivorian PM

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo left Ghana on Tuesday, March 16 for Cote d’Ivoire to attend the funeral of the late Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire, Hamed Bakayoko.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 17 in Abidjan, the capital of Cote d’Ivoire.

President Akuffo-Addo is attending the funeral in his capacity as Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority,

An eight-day period of national mourning for the late Hamed Bakayoko was announced by Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara last Thursday, with the burial scheduled for Friday, March 19.

Hamed Bakayoko died on Wednesday, March 10 at a hospital in Germany, where he was receiving cancer treatment. He was taken ill a few days after his 56th birthday.

Source: 3news

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