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GES orders Kumasi  Schools to break on two days over Asantehemaa’s funeral

GES orders Kumasi Schools to break on two days over Asantehemaa’s funeral

The Ashanti Regional Office of the Ghana Education Service has issued a statement giving a two-day break for schools in the metropolis in honor of activities marking the final funeral rites of Asantehemaa.


Basic schools within the Kumasi Metropolis and Asokore Mampong Municipal will be closed on Monday, December 4, 2017 to allow for activities for the final funeral rites of the late Queen Mother of Asanteman, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem to be held.

On Friday, 8th December, 2017, schools will close at 12:noon to enable students reach home on time.

A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Education Service, Ashanti Region, said “Day students in the Senior High Schools are also to stay home within these two days.”


The Manhyia Palace set Friday 1st, to Monday 11th of December 2017, as dates for the performance of the final funeral rites of the late Asantehemaa Afia Kobi Ampem II.

Burial rites have already been held for the Queen mother who passed away in 2016 at age 109.

In connection with the funeral, a ban has been placed on all funerals from the Friday 1st December to Monday 11th December.

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