The final funeral rites and burial service for the late Ga Manye, Naa Dede Omaedru III, is currently taking place in Accra. Chiefs, elders, well-wishers, and sympathisers are flocking to the funeral grounds, creating a vibrant atmosphere filled with drumming, singing, dancing, and the firing of muskets.
This august event has attracted a multitude of distinguished personalities, including politicians, members of the clergy, representatives from various faith groups, personnel from the security services, as well as leaders from both state and private institutions.
Among the notable dignitaries in attendance are the esteemed First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the highly respected Inspector General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, Odefour Amankwa Dodoo VIII, President of the Central Regional House of Chiefs, Nii Adote Otintor II, the Paramount Chief of Sempe Traditional Area, and Nii Ahene Nuno II, the Paramount Chief of Abola Traditional Area.
This solemn occasion serves as a testament to the profound impact and influence that Ga Manye, Naa Dede Omaedru III, had on the community. It is a time for reflection, remembrance, and celebration of a life well lived. The presence of such esteemed individuals further emphasises the significance of this event and the respect accorded to the late Ga Manye.
As the ceremony unfolds, the air is filled with a sense of reverence and unity. The collective mourning and commemoration of Ga Manye’s life serve as a reminder of the importance of community, tradition, and the enduring legacy left behind by influential figures.
In this moment of grief and reflection, we pay our respects to Ga Manye, Naa Dede Omaedru III, and extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones left behind. May their memories bring solace, and may the spirit of Ga Manye continue to inspire.