[ 2012-08-09 ]
Geese Park ready for Mills - Nana Ato Dadzie
Works on the Geese Park, the lush green field
between the Castle Drive and the Marine Drive,
which has been earmarked to be the burial site for
the late President Mills, is nearing completion.
The Geese Park has also been proposed to be the
final resting place for heads of state who would
like to be buried there.
Speaking to Joy FM’s Jefferson Sackey ahead of
Friday’s burial of the late president, a member of
the Funeral Planning Committee, Nana Ato Dadzie
said that while the place might not be furnished
with all the niceties that it is expected, the
late President would be given a decent and
According to Nana Ato Dadzie, under the
supervision of Dr. Don Arthur, a world renowned
architect, final works on the Geese Park would be
completed by close of Thursday.
Nana Ato Dazie stated that the place is large
enough to receive the visiting heads of state and
other dignitaries that would make it to the grave
He refused to disclose details of the intricate
architectural designs of the burial place, saying
the Committee preferred to keep that as a surprise
package for mourners.
The body of the late President has been laid in
state since Wednesday at the Banquet Hall of the
State House. The final funeral rites will be held
Friday at the Independence Square.
Source - Joy News
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