Accra floods Memorial service to be held at State House

Government will hold a national memorial service for victims of the June 3 flood and fire disaster.

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A National Memorial Service for victims of the June 3 flood and fire disaster will  be  held  at  the  forecourt  of  the  State  House  on  Wednesday  June  10, 2015 at 8.30am.

The Service will end three days of national mourning declared by President John Dramani  Mahama following the disaster which claimed over 150 lives and destroyed properties worth millions of Ghana Cedis.

A statement from the Ministry of Communications said the memorial service will be inter-faith, inter-denominational, and will involve all Ghanaians. 

The statement also confirmed the change of venue from the precincts of the GOIL Service Station where the fire disaster occurred to the forecourt of the State House.

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, a twin disaster hit parts of Accra claiming over 150 lives and destroying properties worth millions of Ghana cedis.

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