General News of Friday, 14 September 2018
The long-serving Secretary General of the Pan-African Writers’ Association (PAWA), Professor Atukwei Okai, will make his final journey to eternity on Friday.
A burial service has been scheduled to be held at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) and the forecourt of the State House for him.
The service comes barely 24 hours after that of another illustrious son of Ghana, Kofi Annan, at the same venue.
Prof. Okai died on Friday, July 13 after a short illness.
He – together with late Prof Kofi Awoonor – was celebrated recently by the Ghana Book Publishers Association.
According to the funeral arrangements, there will be no wake-keeping.
File past is scheduled to start at 6:30 am.
The all-white funeral service will be followed by an interment at the new military cemetery at Burma Camp.
The renowned literary icon was 77.